Quick Hits: Burrow's Throwing Session Kicks Off Bengals Preseason Opener

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QB Joe Burrow throws the ball before kickoff of the Packers-Bengals preseason game on Friday, August 11, 2023.

And on the 15th day, he threw in public.

Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow became the story of Friday's preseason opener three-and-half hours before kickoff against the Packers when he took to the Paycor Stadium turf for his first known throwing session since he strained his calf in the second practice of training camp.

Burrow looked crisp and smooth bouncing on his legs as he followed through with some zip.  After high-kicking both legs through some stretches, Burrow also got in some running.

He emerged from the locker room wearing his game-day mask of intensity and met head trainer Matt Summers and rehab chief Nick Cosgray for a workout taking place 30 days before the Sept. 10 regular-season opener in Cleveland.

When Burrow got injured, head coach Zac Taylor put the timeline "at several weeks."

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