Joe Burrow determined to interrupt the information himself about an hour after he suffered a critical left-knee harm — he was wanting towards subsequent 12 months.
The Bengals’ rookie quarterback was hit excessive and low concurrently in the course of the third quarter of Cincinnati’s Week 11 recreation towards Washington. His left knee bent violently inward, and Burrow went down holding it earlier than ultimately being carted off the sphere. The Bengals rapidly dominated Burrow out for the sport, and he took to Twitter about an hour after the harm to let followers know his standing.
“Thanks for all of the love,” Burrow wrote. “Can’t eliminate me that simple. See ya subsequent 12 months [raised fist].”
Thanks for all of the love. Can’t eliminate me that simple. See ya subsequent 12 months✊
— Joey Burrow (@JoeyB) November 22, 2020
Burrow’s leg wasn’t put into an air case earlier than he was carted off the sphere, which possible guidelines out a critical leg break. But a ligament tear could possibly be potential for Burrow, and his tweet suggests the harm was one thing no less than near that critical that’d preserve him from taking part in within the season’s ultimate six weeks.
After being drafted first general out of LSU, Burrow began Cincinnati’s first 10 video games of the 2020 season. If his rookie season is certainly over, Burrow finishes with 13 landing passes in comparison with 5 interceptions.
Burrow confirmed a very good relationship in current weeks with rookie wideout Tee Higgins (Clemson), which must be encouraging for Cincinnati followers going ahead. The Bengals had a troublesome time defending Burrow, although, permitting him to be sacked a mean of greater than 3 times per recreation.
The information Bengals’ followers will possible be searching for subsequent is simply how critical Burrow’s harm is. Certain ligament tears preserve gamers out for basically an entire calendar 12 months, so Burrow’s subsequent pursuit could possibly be a race to be prepared for the opening of the 2021 season.