Burrow ‘expected to make a complete recovery,’ Bengals say following surgery

Burrow ‘expected to make a complete recovery,’ Bengals say following surgery
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow (9) is consoled by teammates as he is carted off the field during the second half of an NFL football game against the Washington Football Team, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Landover. Burrow was carted off the field with a left knee injury. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) (Source: Susan Walsh)

CINCINNATI (FOX19) - Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow underwent surgery Wednesday to repair a torn ACL and MCL. According to the team, the surgery went as planned.

Insight on Joe Burrow's recovery and return after surgery

Here’s the update the Bengals released Thursday:

“Joe Burrow underwent successful surgery yesterday. The procedure went as planned and he is expected to make a complete recovery. Joe will begin the recovery process and we will look forward to his return.”

The rookie QB suffered the injury in the third quarter of the Bengals Nov. 22 game against the Washington Football team.

In the days following the injury, Bengals Head Coach Zac Taylor said he expects Burrow to “be ready for the 2021 season.”

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