"It's going to take him at least a year to feel good and feel confident when he throws a football," Miller said. "But he'll be able to play at a high level.
"Personally, I'm older than Chad, and it takes me longer to heal. But from the doctors I've spoken with, it's a good yearlong recovery from rotator cuff surgery. Chad's a great competitor, but time is the thing that determines everything. It takes a while to heal and Chad will have to constantly stay on it. He's an overhand thrower and it's a daily ritual to keep the muscles strong. After surgery, the shoulder is constantly tight. To get that flexibility back is the most important part of the regimen."
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