The Cincinnati Bengals encountered a concerning situation on Thursday during a training camp practice when their starting quarterback, Joe Burrow, sustained an injury.

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Burrow needed to be carried off the field after the incident, which happened without any involvement from other players. He appeared uncomfortable when he fell and pulled at his lower leg before being removed from the practice session for more assessment.

Joe Burrow has a calf injury, according to head coach Zac Taylor, who gave an update on the quarterback’s condition following practice. The group verified that Burrow’s calf was strained. Burrow’s injury will unfortunately keep him out of action for several weeks, which will be a big blow for the Cincinnati Bengals.

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The group intends to increase their quarterback depth in Burrow’s absence by signing another player to the roster. For the time being, they will cycle between Trevor Siemian and Jake Browning, two healthy passers, on a daily basis.

Before further confirmation from Joe Burrow or Coach Zac Taylor, the timeframe for his comeback is uncertain because the season opener versus Cleveland is set for September 10. There is hope that he will most likely return in time, however, there is no assurance he will do so by the season’s start.

The Bengals and Burrow may have escaped a more dire situation, maybe avoiding a serious injury worry, according to early reactions. Burrow’s development and recuperation will be closely watched by the club and supporters to make sure he is fully prepared to captain the Bengals when the regular season kicks off.

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Joe Burrow, one of the top quarterbacks in the NFL, is essential to the Cincinnati Bengals’ quest for their first-ever Super Bowl victory because of his talent and leadership. The Bengals have advanced significantly under Burrow’s leadership, appearing in back-to-back AFC Championship games.