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Cleveland Browns starting quarterback Deshaun Watson missed the last several weeks of the NFL season after undergoing season-ending shoulder surgery, but it sounds like Watson is expected to be back to throwing the football with plenty of time to go before the start of offseason workouts.

According to Cleveland Browns reporter Mary Kay Cabot of, Deshaun Watson is expected to begin throwing next month and is “maybe even a little ahead” of where the Browns expected him to be in his rehab process following shoulder surgery.

“Deshaun Watson is on track in his rehab schedule from shoulder surgery — maybe even a little ahead — and will begin throwing soon, a league source told,” Cabot reported on Monday.

“Watson, who underwent surgery Nov. 21 to repair his fractured right shoulder socket, is set to begin throwing in March — as soon as a couple of weeks from now — which is a great sign for his participation at least on a limited basis in the Browns’ offseason beginning April 15.”

Obviously, this is pretty significant news, and the NFL world had a lot to say about it on social media.

With Watson injured, the team turned to veteran free agent Joe Flacco who helped lead the team to the postseason. But despite Flacco’s strong showing, Watson will once again be the starting quarterback for the Browns next season.