Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 04:10 PM
Burrow Takes Command: 'He's All Ball'
Consider the tone set on Day One. When rookie quarterback Joe Burrow walked out of the tunnel and took the Paul Brown Stadium Field for the first time wearing No. 9, the kid from Athens County and the son of a college coach punched a clock and not Instagram. "It was just coming to my first day of work," he said.
Burrow Arrives At PBS: 'I think We're Going To Have One Of The Best Receiving Corps In The League'
Joe Burrow signed his contract Friday while wearing a mask, but it is the Bengals that think they got the steal of the draft when the overall No. 1 draft pick signed in between a quarterbacks meeting and his first walk-through during a hectic morning at Paul Brown Stadium. The transition from the Green-Dalton Era to the Age of Joe & A.J. went briefly and quietly, but even in the short interlude Burrow showed some of the elements that make the Bengals believe he's got the easy, confident Paul Brown-act-like-you've-been-there-before makeup to take over a franchise.