Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow has said multiple times during the offseason that he expects to be ready to begin the 2021 regular season after undergoing reconstructive knee surgery in December.

After the QB noted he’s “very optimistic” about being ready Week 1 in a Pro Football Focus podcast with Cris Collinsworth this week, Bengals director of player personnel Duke Tobin echoed the young signal-caller’s stance on Wednesday.