Two weeks after undergoing appendectomy surgery, Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow returned to pitching in practice Monday.
Burrow threw a light toss at his teammate while the rest of the Bengals trained, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer and his ESPN. According to ESPN, he made only a few throws without maximal effort.
Bengals offensive his coordinator Brian Callahan told his ESPN: } After practice, head his coach Zach his Taylor did not rule out the possibility of Burrow taking some action during the preseason. Last year, Burrow's entire preseason consisted of three plays and one pass.
"Do I need to see him? No," said Taylor. “Have any decisions been made about how much of these guys to play [in exhibition games]? No, he threw one screen last year. I think it was a loss of yards, and he started the season pretty well.”
Taylor added of Burrow's recovery. he suits me He's starting to get better every day. …
"Encouraging. He's back to himself in meetings and looks great. I haven't had surgery and I don't know what it's like, so I don't make predictions. I We're thrilled with his progress, and we have plenty of time before the season opener.”
The Bengals will face the Pittsburgh Steelers at home on September 11.
The 25-year-old Barrow was named Player of the Year last season in his NFL comeback. He returned from a major left knee injury he sustained as a rookie on November 22, 2020, and in 2021 he will appear in 16 games with completion percentage (70.4%) and yards-per-pass (8.9%). %) led the league. He threw for 4,611 yards with 34 touchdown passes and 14 interceptions.
Burrow then led the Bengals to the Super Bowl, where they lost to the Los Angeles Rams. In his four games in the postseason he tallied 1,105 his yards, five touchdowns and two interceptions.
– Field Level Media