Bengals’ Joe Burrow Carted Off Field Due to Calf Injury at Practice

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Joe Burrow was carted off the sector after he sustained an harm throughout coaching camp.

Throughout the Bengals’ follow on Thursday, July 27, Burrow, 26, tweaked his proper leg whereas performing a drill. In response to video footage from WLWT Cincinnati, Burrow was working throughout the sector when he immediately 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 aspect 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 sector.

Following follow, Bengals coach Zac Taylor revealed in a press convention that it appeared that Burrow was having a problem along with his calf. Taylor, 40, famous a number of different members of the workforce had been feeling achy on the second day of coaching.

“I feel a whole lot of guys after the primary day have some soreness,” the coach mentioned to reporters, per Fox 19 Now in Cincinnati. “He was simply scrambling. That is soccer. Guys go down with an harm. This might be a day factor, who is aware of? There’s a whole lot of guys that had soreness immediately that had their reps lower down slightly bit. That’s simply a part of soccer in coaching camp.”

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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.

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Burrow’s teammate Ja’Marr Chase instructed experiences after follow that he wasn’t involved over the quarterback’s harm due to an unstated dialog the pair had on the sector.

“We at all times give one another that nod,” Chase, 23, mentioned to The Athletic. “He gave me a nod, he’s all proper. He’s a powerful dude.”

This isn’t the primary time Burrow began coaching off with an harm. In preparation for the 2021 season, Burrow was recovering from a torn ACL that happened throughout his 2020 rookie 12 months. Final 12 months, 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 completely happy he was to be wholesome coming into the season.

“Knock on wooden — I really feel nice,” Burrow mentioned on the time. “This time final 12 months 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.”