CINCINNATIquarterback After undergoing an appendectomy at training camp's beginning, the athlete can continue to train indefinitely.
Zac Taylor, Bengals coach said that he doesn’t have a schedule for Burrow’s on-field return.
Taylor stated Friday that he hates to place a time frame on it. Taylor said, “But he is doing a lot more mental work right at the moment.”
Since the Bengals began training camp last week, the third-year quarterback and highest overall draft pick in 2020 has not participated in any practices. Burrow is still visible and active in the preparations for the next season.
Taylor claimed Burrow is involved with team meetings, leading some of them as he did before Friday’s practice. Burrow was asked if he could signal playcalls such asquarterback Taylor stated that it wasn't necessary to ask what they were doing at their camp.
Taylor said, “He has been very engaged.” Taylor said, “I don’t think that we need that to stimulate his brain.” He does a good job of it.”
Burrow was with the team for two practices this week and observed the team's drills from a medical car. As a penalty for losing a drill to the defense, Burrow drove the medical cart along with the rest of offense across the field at the end Thursday's practice.
Taylor said Burrow was very visible to his teammates, even though he hasn’t been fully engaged during training camp.
Taylor said, “We get excited seeing him around.” He's our quarterback.