Coach Zac Taylor told reporters on Wednesday that Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow will miss “several weeks” after a right calf strain on July 28.
“The timeline [Burrow's return] is several weeks from when I said several weeks,” Taylor said.
Burrow injured his right calf in a training camp session. The Cincinnati signal caller pulled up lame on a non-contact injury while scrambling out of the.
pocket late in practice.Burrow was carried off the field after Cincinnati's medical team examined him.
With Burrow out, Trevor Siemian and Jake Browning are Bengals quarterbacks.
The team also signed Reid Sinnett, a former XFL San Antonio Brahmas player.
Bengals star wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase said his quarterback "shouldn't see the field" during preseason or Week 1 to rest his calf.
Two-time Pro Bowler Chase addressed and stood by his Sunday comments. “I just want him to play 100% healthy.
I don't want him rushed or told when to play. Chase told FOX-19 TV in Cincinnati's Jeremy Rauch, "I just want him to be healthy." The Bengals play the Packers on Friday to start preseason.
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