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Carson Palmer Burns Former Franchise Bengals by Asking Joe Burrow to Think Long-Term: “Are They Willing to Do What It to Takes to Continuously Build to Get Back?”

Published 02/12/2022, 8:26 AM EST

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Joe Burrow will play in his first Super Bowl for the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. The young quarterback has played a key role throughout the season, guiding the Bengals to the championship game. However, Carson Palmer believes that regardless of the outcome of the Super Bowl, Burrow needs to ask his team some important questions.

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Thanks to former LSU quarterback Burrow, the Cincinnati Bengals will play in their first Super Bowl after 33 years. Furthermore, he has accomplished this in just his second NFL season. Therefore, the fact that Burrow is capable of becoming a star is undeniable. However, in order to achieve that status, he certainly needs a team he can completely rely on. In light of this, Carson Palmer suggests Burrow ask the Bengals a few questions regarding his future, contract, and the team around him.


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In an appearance on the “Brother From Another Show”, Carson said, “I think Joe’s gonna sit back after this game, win or lose and be like ‘man, am I gonna re-sign with this team?'”

He added, “Are they willing to do what it takes to continuously build to get back to the next Super Bowl?…….. How are they willing to structure salary cap wise to be able to afford me, but to also be able to afford Ja’Marr Chase when he comes up or Tee Higgins or maybe even re-do this offensive line.'”

Is Carson Palmer the one to suggest Joe Burrow?

Palmer spent eight seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals from 2003 to 2010. Like Joe Burrow, the Bengals drafted Palmer as first overall in the first round of the NFL Draft. Additionally, during his eight years with the Bengals, he led them twice to the NFL playoffs. Nonetheless, he asked for a trade, in 2010 and was dealt to the Oakland Raiders.


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Joe Burrow Makes Commitment to Win Super Bowl For Ohio: “Personally It Would Be Being a Part of Bringing a Super Bowl to a Team That Hasn’t Ever Won One”

After two seasons with the Raiders, he was traded to the Arizona Cardinals in 2013. After playing for the Cardinals from 2013 to 2018, he finally announced his retirement from professional football. The year he announced his retirement, Palmer ranked 12th in all-time passing yards as well as passing touchdowns.


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One of the greats of the game now wants the young quarterback to ask his Bengals organization about his future, regardless of the Super Bowl result. Will Burrow follow the former quarterback’s advice? We’ll have to wait and see how things turn out. What do you think of Burrow’s future with the Bengals? Let us know in the comments below.

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Anubhav is an NFL writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently majoring in computer science at the University of Delhi, having also previously worked as a content editor for an NGO. Anubhav is a basketball enthusiast and a true Los Angeles Lakers fan.
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