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Bengals’ Joe Burrow lost for season with wrist injury 

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher 

The Cincinnati Bengals have suffered a devastating blow. It is one that they may not be able to recover from this season. 

Their franchise quarterback Joe Burrow will miss the rest of the season. He suffered a wrist injury on Thursday Night Football against the Baltimore Ravens in Baltimore, Maryland. 

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow looks to pass against the Baltimore Ravens during the second quarter of the game
Joe Burrow looks to pass against the Baltimore Ravens during the second quarter of the game (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

On Friday, Bengals head coach Zac Taylor revealed that Burrow suffered a torn ligament in his wrist. As a result, Burrow will miss the rest of the season. 

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The Bengals will now play with different signal callers for the rest of the season. The team is currently 5-5, including a two-game losing streak. 

Before his injury, Burrow went 11 of 17 for 101 yards. He had one touchdown before departing with his injury in the 34-20 loss to the Ravens. 

On the season, Burrow has gone 244 of 365 for 2,309 yards. He had 15 touchdown passes and six interceptions. 

Barring any complications, Burrow should be good to go for the 2024 season. 

The Bengals only had two quarterbacks on their depth chart. Jake Browning is expected to be the team’s starting quarterback moving forward. 

Over the next couple of days, the team will likely sign a veteran to back up Browning, who came into the contest when Burrow went down. Browning went 8 of 14 for 68 yards and one touchdown against the Ravens. 

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His first start will come on Sunday, November 26th at home against the Pittsburgh Steelers. 

Following the game with the Steelers, the Bengals face the Jacksonville Jaguars, Indianapolis Colts, Minnesota Vikings, the Steelers for a second time, and the Kansas City Chiefs before closing out their season with the Cleveland Browns. 

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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