The Cincinnati Bengals have made the Tremendous Bowl and AFC Championship sport the final two seasons, as Joe Burrow’s emergence at quarterback has allowed them to take a leap into being a perennial contender within the AFC. Burrow has thrown for over 9,000 yards within the final two seasons, with 69 touchdowns to only 26 interceptions, cementing his place as one of many NFL’s brightest younger stars.
Coming into the 2023 season, expectations are as soon as once more excessive in Cincinnati, largely as a result of Burrow’s presence beneath heart. Nonetheless, as has turn out to be an all-too-familiar sight in the beginning of coaching camp this yr, Burrow is the newest excessive profile participant to undergo an damage, this time to his decrease proper leg as he pulled up scrambling to his proper and went down.
Shortly after, the damage cart was introduced out for Burrow who didn’t appear to be placing a lot if any weight on that proper leg as he hopped onto the cart.
It’s extremely unlucky to see Burrow leaving follow this fashion, but it surely does include the caveat that at coaching camp guys are more likely to get carted off for a lesser damage than in a sport. That’s each out of precaution and in addition as a result of attending to the coaching room at many camps requires a a lot farther stroll than at a stadium or follow facility. Hopefully that is a kind of circumstances and this can be a cramp or a muscle tweak and never one thing worse, however Bengals followers might be holding their breath till we get official phrase on the severity of Burrow’s damage and a possible timeline for his return.
Bengals coach Zac Taylor known as it a “calf concern” in his discuss with reporters after follow.
Zac Taylor says it was a calf concern for Burrow. They’ll know extra quickly.
— Charlie Goldsmith (@CharlieG__) July 27, 2023