QB Joe Burrow still dealing with effects of throat contusion as Cincinnati Bengals prepare for ‘noisy’ matchup at Baltimore

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CINCINNATI — Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow proceeds to have throat problems ahead of Sunday’s significant showdown against the Baltimore Ravens.

For the next straight week, Burrow did not participate in his weekly Wednesday media availability since of lingering outcomes from a throat contusion. In accordance to a workforce spokesperson, Bengals medical professionals encouraged the quarterback to remain on voice rest for the reason that of throat soreness.

Regardless of the difficulty, Burrow is envisioned to participate in Sunday.

“The doctors stated he ought to relaxation a minimal bit extra, so that’s what we are heading to do,” Bengals coach Zac Taylor mentioned when questioned about the severity of the issue that has bothered Burrow for various weeks.

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Burrow played in last weekend’s gain above the Detroit Lions. Immediately after the video game, he spoke for almost 10 minutes in his initial media physical appearance considering the fact that the throat grew to become a dilemma. Burrow was taken to the hospital subsequent the Bengals’ additional time decline to the Inexperienced Bay Packers on Oct. 10.

The next-yr quarterback claimed he felt he didn’t need to go to the clinic but adopted directions as portion of the precautionary actions.

The Bengals failed to have Burrow do any voice cadences in the buildup to the 7 days 6 recreation at Detroit, he said. Burrow claimed Cincinnati didn’t hire a silent cadence at Ford Subject in the team’s 34-11 victory.

“It truly is nonetheless a minimal little bit sore, but we powered by it now, so one more week of rest will do excellent for us,” Burrow claimed soon after the recreation.

Cincinnati (4-2) is on the lookout to continue on its greatest start considering the fact that 2018 versus an opponent that has bested the Bengals for years. Baltimore (5-1) is riding a 5-video game successful streak against Cincinnati, which hasn’t attained the postseason due to the fact 2015 and has not gained a playoff match because January 1991.

Taylor explained planning for Baltimore’s M&T Stadium and the expected decibel amounts will really assistance choose a load off of Burrow’s beleaguered throat.

“Whether or not we’re doing group noise [at practice] or intervals we really don’t, these fellas gotta be locked in in the huddle and definitely intent, seeking at his lips,” Taylor explained. “Simply because it is really going to be noisy on Sunday.”

The 3rd-calendar year coach claimed he wasn’t knowledgeable of any other limits Burrow will have due to the fact of the voice rest, exterior of skipping his media availability due to the fact of doctor’s orders.

Bengals tight conclusion C.J. Uzomah reported he did not discover any big difference in Burrow’s voice in the 3 days amongst Cincinnati’s last recreation and Wednesday’s observe.

“It truly is the exact,” Uzomah mentioned.