BALTIMORE– Initial assessments reveal Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow experienced a sprained right wrist in Thursday evening’s 34-20 loss to the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Financial institution Arena, trainer Zac Taylor claimed.
Burrow did not complete the video game after he left in the 2nd quarter. Later, he was seen putting on a multi-layered cover in the storage locker area.
Taylor claimed Burrow dropped on the wrist previously in the video game prior to he seemed in significant discomfort after tossing a 4-yard goal pass to running back Joe Mixon. That was Burrow’s last play of the video game.
“It looked like he sprained his wrist,” Taylor claimed. “Fell on it early in the game and then felt it on the touchdown pass.”
Taylor really did not have any kind of more details promptly after the video game.
It’s vague when Burrow initially had pain with the wrist. On his goal pass to Mixon, he was not gotten in touch with by any kind of gamer yet promptly went down to a deep squat on the area. Burrow entered into the group’s clinical camping tent for a couple of mins and went back to the sideline.
As he tried to heat up with light tosses, Burrow consistently faltered at the end of his tossing activity. In one circumstances, he went down to the ground once again prior to he collected himself to make one more effort.
Afterwards series, he promptly ran to the seeing storage locker area.
Burrow was 11-of-17 masquerading 101 backyards and a goal. He was changed by back-up quarterback Jake Browning, that was 8-of-14 masquerading 68 backyards and a late goal pass to pass receiver Ja’Marr Chase.
Prior to the video game, Burrow was discovered coming off the group airplane putting on something on his wrist that appeared like safety equipment. Tunnel had actually not been detailed on the injury record throughout the week and Taylor claimed he was not knowledgeable about Burrow managing any kind of wrist problem.
“That was the first I saw anything about it,” Taylor claimed.
Taylor claimed he “absolutely” really felt great regarding Burrow heading right into the video game.
“Look how he played in the first half,” Taylor claimed. “He did everything we needed him to do.”
Bengals facility Ted Karras claimed discussions at halftime were basic as Cincinnati encountered a 21-10 shortage and Browning prepared to complete the video game.
“No panic, just making some adjustments, what we’re gonna come out with in the second half,” Karras claimed. Certainly really did not perform it [at] any kind of kind of degree that would certainly’ve won the video game.”
Thursday marked Browning’s first high-leverage reps as an NFL player. An undrafted free agent out of Washington in 2019, he had been on Cincinnati’s practice squad from 2021 until this year when he won the back-up job over Trevor Siemian in training camp.
His only pass in a regular-season game before Thursday was an incompletion late in Cincinnati’s 24-3 loss to the Cleveland Browns in Week 1 this season.
But Browning, who has been consistent in his preparation in case he needed to enter a game for Burrow, was confident when he was pressed into action. Browning also had to be on standby earlier in the year as Burrow battled a nagging calf injury that he initially suffered on the second day of training camp.
” I really did not seem like I ran out area or anything like that,” Browning said after the game. ” However I really did not truly feel this way can be found in, either. I have actually had a great deal of truly great years on method teams, waiting on a possibility.”
Taylor said he had no information about the extent of Burrow’s injury aside from a two-second exchange where he initially learned of the wrist issue. Taylor said he felt that the team’s morale wasn’t impacted when Burrow left the game.
” I really did not seem like for one 2nd the wind ran out our sails and individuals were allowing points occur,” Taylor said. ” I seem like down-in, down-out on protection those individuals were combating their tails off.”
Burrow wasn’t the only significant injury on Thursday. Starting cornerback Cam Taylor-Britt left the game with a quadriceps injury. Taylor didn’t have any definitive information on the second-year defender’s status.
Coming into the game, Cincinnati knew the stakes were high as the Bengals faced the division-leading Ravens (8-3). With Thursday night’s win, the Ravens earned a season-sweep over the Bengals, while Cincinnati remains last in the division and will have an uphill climb in its postseason push, regardless of Burrow’s status.
Bengals wide receiver Tyler Boyd said the team must rally even as it comes to grips with Burrow’s injury.
” It harms us a great deal,” Boyd said. ” That’s our ideal gamer. All we can do is maintain preparing, maintain progressing and simply head out there and make plays for Jake any kind of means we can.”