Joe Burrow was carted off the sphere after he sustained an damage throughout coaching camp.
Throughout the Bengals’ follow on Thursday, July 27, Burrow, 26, tweaked his proper leg whereas performing a drill. In line with video footage from WLWT Cincinnati, Burrow was operating throughout the sphere when he all of the sudden began hopping on one foot. As he hobbled to the sidelines, he rolled onto the bottom and tried to stretch.
Burrow’s teammates seen one thing was off and rushed to his facet together with the medical employees. After the medical professionals inspected Burrow’s leg, a cart got here to choose up the athlete and take away him from the sphere.
Following follow, Bengals coach Zac Taylor revealed in a press convention that it appeared that Burrow was having a difficulty together with his calf. Taylor, 40, famous a number of different members of the workforce have been feeling achy on the second day of coaching.
“I feel a variety of guys after the primary day have some soreness,” the coach stated to reporters, per Fox 19 Now in Cincinnati. “He was simply scrambling. That is soccer. Guys go down with an damage. This could possibly be a day factor, who is aware of? There’s a variety of guys that had soreness immediately that had their reps minimize down just a little bit. That’s simply a part of soccer in coaching camp.”
Throughout Thursday’s follow session, Burrow donned a black compression sleeve on his proper calf — which he didn’t put on the day earlier than.
Burrow’s teammate Ja’Marr Chase advised studies after follow that he wasn’t involved over the quarterback’s damage due to an unstated dialog the pair had on the sphere.
“We all the time give one another that nod,” Chase, 23, stated to The Athletic. “He gave me a nod, he’s all proper. He’s a robust dude.”
This isn’t the primary time Burrow began coaching off with an damage. In preparation for the 2021 season, Burrow was recovering from a torn ACL that occurred throughout his 2020 rookie yr. Final yr, Burrow needed to miss the primary few days of camp to have surgical procedure on his ruptured appendix. Throughout the first day of follow on Wednesday, July 26, Burrow gushed to reporters about how glad he was to be wholesome coming into the season.
“Knock on wooden — I really feel nice,” Burrow stated on the time. “This time final yr I used to be sitting in a hospital mattress. It’s good to be on the market with the fellows. Enthusiastic about the place we’re at.”