19 October 2020

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Joe Burrow Breaks Rookie Quarterback Completion Record

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback, Joe Burrow, threw the second most passes in a single game in history by a rookie, and completed the most (37). Burrow threw 61 passes in a Thursday night loss to the Cleveland Browns. The Bengals were down 21-13 at halftime, and managed to make a come back. However, it wasn’t enough as the Bengals lost 35-30. Despite losing, Burrow had an amazing game. The former LSU superstar, and heisman winner completed 37 of 61 attempts, for 316 yards, and three touchdowns.

Joe Burrow may not be satisfied after historic first two games, but the  numbers speak for themselves - CBSSports.com
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Burrow, 23, was selected by the Cincinnati Bengals with the first pick in the 2020 NFL draft. The strong-armed quarterback stands at a towering 6’4 and weighs in at 220 pounds. Burrow won the National Championship in his senior season at LSU against the Clemson Tigers. He also ran away with the Heisman Trophy, the MVP award of college football. In his final year in college Burrow threw for 5,671 yards, 60 touchdowns, and just 6 interceptions. The breakout talent took home many awards, the Maxwell Award, the Walter Camp Award, the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, the Davey O’Brien Award, the Manning Award, the Lombardi Award, and was a unanimous All-American.

The Cincinnati Bengals are now 0-2 in the 2020 NFL season. Burrow has the weapons to succeed in the NFL, but injuries could hold the team back. Cincinnati’s number one receiver, A.J. Green, carry concerns after he missed the entire 2019 season due to an ankle injury.

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Joe Burrow completed a perfect 2019 season at LSU going 15-0. The Cincinnati Bengals quarterback has everything in his power to become a star at the next level.

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