Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller walks across the practice field with his right knee wrapped during the NFL football OTA session on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at the team headquarters in Pittsburgh. Miller is recovering from an injury from last season. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)The Associated Press
PITTSBURGH – Injured Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller is pleased with his recovery from a devastating knee injury but says it's too early to tell when he'll return.
Miller tore the ACL in his right knee during a loss to Cincinnati last December. He underwent surgery to repair the damage and said Wednesday he's already running.
Miller watched in a t-shirt and shorts with his knee wrapped as the Steelers began the second day of organized team activities heading into next month's minicamp.
The 30-year-old Miller says there's a chance he could be ready by the season opener on Sept. 8 against Tennessee but declined to outline an exact timetable. He hopes to have a better feel for his progress when training camp opens in July.