‘I Hope He Doesn’t..’: Joe Burrow Gets a Subtle Warning From 287-Pound Opponent He Needs To Watch Out for Ahead of His Huge Homecoming at New Orleans Saints

Published 10/15/2022, 5:30 AM EDT
Sep 25, 2022; East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA; Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow (9) scrambles with the ball during the first half against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

Star QB Joe Burrow is coming back to New Orleans after a gap of two years. The 25-year-old talent helped LSU Football win a college football national title in January 2020. Cut to 2022, Burrow is one of the best performers in the NFL for the Bengals.

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He was the runner-up in the last Super Bowl. The promising talent was named Comeback Player Of The Year. Meanwhile, his victory celebration of savoring a cigar has become his unique identity now. It is one of the most talked about celebration techniques by a player. However, Saints defensive end, Cameron Jordan had a message for Burrow, ahead of their Sunday matchup. 

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I hope he doesn’t smoke a cigar Sunday,” defensive end Cameron Jordan said. The 33-year-old is one of the heaviest players in NFL 2022, with 287 pounds. 

Why this game is crucial for the Saints and Bengals

Both of the teams have not yet clicked this season. After playing five games, they won two and lost three. As the race to playoffs gets heavier, the Bengals and Saints want to get back into business quickly. A win would add up to the momentum and Burrow has a big role to play for the Bengals.

Oct 9, 2022; Baltimore, Maryland, USA; Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow (9) enters the field prior to the game against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports

New Orleans is a place where the QB has a past connection. The Ohio native was transferred to LSU for the last two college seasons. Talking about the memories, the star added he loves them, but he is here to win a game. “I’m excited to go back to see all the fans that supported me, but they’re not going to be cheering for me this time,” the star added

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Joe Burrow hopes for a better finish

In all the games that the Bengals’ lost this season, the opponents took the lead in the final play. Talking about losing advantage in the ending part, Joe Burrow said the team is finding their stride slowly, but steadily.

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A win is critical for both teams. It can take them to the second position. The major task for the Saints is to stop the #9 from scoring. They have made their intentions clear, while Burrow would hope to add more memories to his happy hunting venue.

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Nidheesh Kumar

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Nidheesh Kumar is an NFL writer for EssentiallySports. He has completed his Masters in Communication from the University of Hyderabad and was previously a sports journalist with Telangana Today. An avid enthusiast, Nidheesh is a loyal fan of writing and conversations revolving anything remotely around sports.

Edited By: Gurjyot Singh Dadial

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