Former NFL QB Dan Marino Gives Joe Burrow Some Hilarious Veteran Advice

Published 02/16/2022, 9:54 AM EST
Oct 4, 2020; Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow (9) reacts after the Bengals defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: David Kohl-USA TODAY Sports| Credit- Reuters

After the outstanding performances and making it to the Super Bowl in his second season, fans saw something. They could not help but connect Joe Burrow to the legendary Miami Dolphins quarterback, Dan Marino. These connections became even stronger after the Bengals fell to the Rams in Super Bowl LVI.

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Another veteran quarterback has joined the fray. Jim Kelly, the Buffalo Bills legend, gave Burrow some words of advice after the Super Bowl. The young blood Bengals QB has his entire career ahead of him. The fans hope his fate does not turn out like these veterans. 

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The similarities between Joe Burrow and Dan Marino

Just like Joe Burrow, Dan Marino was also a college superstar. But the major difference between the two is Burrow was the number one draft pick overall. The Dolphins selected Marino as their 27th pick in 1983. Miami has just lost the Super Bowl in the previous season.

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Both Burrow and Marino were very impressive in their first two seasons. Marino started 25 games with the Dolphins and won 21 of them. The quarterback had a 62.2% completion rate with 7,294 yards and 23 interceptions. He made 68 touchdowns and was sacked 23 times. 

Burrow started 26 games and has a record of 12-13-1. His completion rate is 68.1% along with 7,299 yards and 19 interceptions. Burrow only made 47 touchdowns, and he was sacked 83 times.

Veterans give Burrow advice after losing the Super Bowl

Just like Joe Burrow, Dan Marino also made it to the Super Bowl in his second season. But the Dolphins could not get the job done. With a score of 16-38, the 49ers walked away with the Lombardi trophy in 1985. Marino never recovered from the loss, and the Hall of Famer failed to get a ring through his career. 

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Just like Marino, there is another veteran quarterback with the same faith. Buffalo Bills legend Jim Kelly. Kelly also made it to the Super Bowl in his second year but failed to capture the trophy. After the Bengals lost, both the veterans made a hilarious tweet. Both of their tweets were light-hearted jokes about how they made it to the Super Bowl but never captured the win.

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The young quarterback has a big career ahead of him. And the fans do not want to see him end up like these former NFL quarterbacks. Do you think Joe Burrow will rise to stardom again?

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Gurjyot Singh Dadial

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Sports journalist by day, gamer by night and a gym addict by morning. Gurjyot has been a lifelong fan of Wrestling, Contact sports, Rock music and Video games. With a degree in English Literature and Economics from Patkar College, Mumbai, he is set out to conquer every task he sets his mind to.

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