Joe Burrow will be remembered for what he did in college at LSU, but before that, Burrow started at Ohio State. Those Buckeye ties were evident on Sunday after a really unfortunate sequence.
In the third quarter of the Bengals-Washington game, Burrow was hit by multiple defenders just after releasing a deep pass that fell incomplete. That result was immediately forgotten, though, when Burrow failed to get up after the play.
It soon became clear that the first overall pick was seriously hurt, and eventually, he was carted off. Just before that, three of Burrow's ex-college teammates came over to console him.
Here's a video of Terry McLaurin, Dwayne Haskins and Chase Young showing their support for the talented quarterback, who was having a hell of a day against Washington before the injury:
The entire scene was a very emotional one, seeing as Burrow is the Bengals' biggest hope in what's been an otherwise discouraging year.
Earlier this week, both McLaurin and Young told the media how charismatic of a guy Burrow is. They really seemed to respect him, which they affirmed on Sunday. Hopefully, they'll have the chance to play him again soon.