The Cincinnati Bengals are currently 0-2 this season after losing against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. During that game, Joe Burrow picked up a calf injury with which he has been struggling all seasonto recover. It all happened during the second day of training camp and Burrow hasn’t really been himself since.
Regardless of the situation, Joe is always available but the results on the field are not what people expect from him. Against the Ravens, the has only thrown for 304 yards, two touchdowns and one interceptions. Plus, he felt the pain in his calf return during the game against the Ravens.
When asked about his availability, Burrow simply responded, “We’ll see,” leaving many to speculate whether he’ll be ready to play. However, the star QB has been working hard to speed up the healing process and feels good about the progress he’s made since Sunday.
“Just feeling better. Not as sore. Time heals, so we’ll see. My job is to go out and play and that’s what I’m prepared to do. I’m preparing like I’m going to go out and play a Monday Night Football game. Whether that happens, I don’t know, but I’m going to be prepared to. I’m confident that if I’m not out there, we’ll be able to get the job done. My job is to go out and play, and that’s what I’m prepared to do”, he stated.
Burrow has great confidence in his backup
Burrow‘s backup, Jake Browning, is ready to step in if needed, and Burrow expressed confidence in him. “I’m confident that if I’m not out there, we’ll be able to get the job done,” Burrow said.
Despite the uncertainty surrounding his availability and the team’s 0-2 start, Burrow remains focused on his job and preparing for the game. Burrow’s injury has undoubtedly been on his mind, but he’s determined to push through it and help his team get their first win of the season. “My job is to go out and play, and that’s what I’m prepared to do,” Burrow said.
Fans will have to wait until Monday night to see if Burrow takes the field, but one thing is for sure – he’s doing everything possible to ensure he’s ready to go.