Joe Burrow was having a bit of a lopsided debut NFL season with the Cincinnati Bengals. The 2020 NFL draft pick was in contention for the NFL MVP race alongside fellow Los Angeles Chargers rookie Justin Herbert. However, his unfortunate injury on Sunday has changed things for the promising quarterback.
However, the rook suffered a nasty-looking injury after he was tackled by Chase Young and his Washington teammates.
The Iowa-born youngster potentially suffered the first injury of his NFL career earlier today. Burrow was hit by a swarm of Washington defensive players and hit the ground hard while twisting his left leg. The video below offers a slow-motion capture of Burrow’s injury and trigger warning, it does not look good at all.
In fact, the Bengals quarterback had to be carted off the field in the third quarter. The Bengals have not said anything yet regarding the extent of Burrow’s injury. Let’s hope its nothing serious.
Joe Burrow was having a stellar season with the Bengals in 2020. He has thrown for 2,400+ yards with 12 passing touchdowns against five interceptions. Bengals fans will be devastated by today’s unfortunate incident at the FedExField.
Here’s how Twitter reacted to Burrow’s potentially season-ending injury in Week 11.
But Joe Burrow offered an important update regarding his injury immediately after the game.
The Bengals battled on with backup quarterback Ryan Finley after Joe Burrow left the field. But he could not prevent a 20-9 loss in Week 11. This means that fans will be sweating on Burrow’s impending injury report.
But Coach Zac Taylor will not want to risk his golden goose over the next 5 weeks. So was this the former Heisman Trophy winner’s final game for the Bengals? Watch this space more.