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Joe Burrow, the quarterback for the Cincinnati Bengals, has returned to practice....

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as a full participant after undergoing an appendectomy. On Wednesday,

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he participated fully for the first time since his return at a joint practice with the Los Angeles Rams.

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Burrow missed a few weeks after the procedure to guarantee a speedy recovery,

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but he seems pleased to be back playing at full strength.

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Speaking to the media, the reigning AFC champion said that his recuperation is proceeding

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as planned and that his doctors have advised him to put on weight.

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Additionally significant was the fact that this was Burrow's first joint practice in his professional career.