CINCINNATI (AP) — Joe Burrow’s next challenge is daunting: return to his home state and resurrect the woebegone Bengals. Given what he’s accomplished, he’s not lacking in confidence.
Cincinnati took the Heisman Trophy winner first overall in the NFL draft Thursday night, a move expected by everyone, including Burrow. The national title winner at LSU has spent weeks fielding questions about going to a franchise synonymous with futility.
He knows exactly what he’s getting into.
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