Burrow, a Heisman winner with the Tigers and first overall NFL draft pick, will miss the remainder of the 2023 season with a torn ligament in his wrist, head coach Zac Taylor announced. The diagnosis was confirmed by an MRI on Friday.
It’s another tough break for Burrow, who suffered a calf injury in training camp that was aggravated earlier in the season, causing him to miss some time. Now, the Bengals will have to fend for a playoff spot without their franchise quarterback.
Breaking: Bengals head coach Zac Taylor announced that Joe Burrow will miss the rest of the season with a torn ligament. pic.twitter.com/8HxNl5URmm
— ESPN (@espn) November 17, 2023
In a since-deleted video before the game, Burrow was spotted wearing what appeared to be a soft cast on his wrist. After he appeared to be limited before aggravating the injury, the NFL has launched an investigation into why Burrow didn’t appear on Cincinnati’s injury report, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
The NFL is investigating why the Bengals did not list QB Joe Burrow on their injury report when the team posted a picture of him wearing a device on his wrist Wednesday night and he appeared to be hampered by the injury early in the Thursday night game that he later left, the… pic.twitter.com/xba8URiWri
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 17, 2023
Without Burrow, Jake Browning seems to be the Bengals’ quarterback for the rest of the way.
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