Joe Burrow’s Contract Not Impacting Return to Practice, Bengals’ Zac Taylor Says


Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow throws during the NFL football team's training camp, Wednesday, July 26, 2023, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Jeff Dean)

AP Photo/Jeff Dean

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow has actually not practiced considering that suffering a stretched right calf throughout a July 27 training school session.

Burrow and the Bengals likewise have not consented to a long-lasting agreement extension since yet while other signal-callers in his class (e.g. the Philadelphia Eagles’ Jalen Hurts and the Los Angeles Chargers’ Justin Herbert) have actually landed financially rewarding brand-new offers.

On Tuesday, Bengals head coach Zac Taylor ensured press reporters that Burrow’s continuous lack is not associated with any agreement disagreement following a concern from Kelsey Conway of the Cincinnati Enquirer

Kelsey Conway @KelseyLConway

Zac Taylor states Joe Burrow’s agreement circumstance is not linked to his practice schedule << a href="">> #Bengals<

As for whether Burrow will go back to practice today, Taylor was noncomittal:

Kelsey Conway @KelseyLConway

Zac Taylor when asked if Joe Burrow will practice today: << br><> < br>>” We’ll see.”

Per ESPN’s Ben Baby, Taylor “decreased to offer a more fancy upgrade” on Burrow’s calf.

” I believe he has a really healthy body,” Taylor stated with a laugh, per Baby. “And I’m motivated by that.”

The Bengals open their season on Sunday, Sept. 10 versus the Cleveland Browns, so there isn’t much time for Burrow to go back to the practice field prior to the routine season starts. It’s not as if Burrow requires a huge ramp-up to get all set.

Simply put, he’s one of the very best quarterbacks in the video game, and he’s coming off a two-year stretch where he’s finished 69.3 percent of his passes for 9,086 lawns and 69 goals.

Presumably, Burrow and the Bengals will get something done on a brand-new agreement, as his arrival has actually resulted in the most flourishing period of Cincinnati football in franchise history.

So in the meantime, anybody anxious about Burrow might be finest matched relaxing and avoiding pressing the panic button for the minute as the routine season nears.

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