NFL: Bengals make Joe Burrow the highest paid player in history

Joe Burrowdefender Cincinnati Bengalsagreed on Thursday to extend the contract by five years and $275 million that makes him highest paid player in NFL history.

The 26-year-old quarterback will make $55 million a year, compared to the $52.5 million he Justin HerbertQB Los Angeles Chargersbecame the most valuable player in the entire league.

Joey B still has two more years left on his contract with a team led by coach Zach Taylor and will remain at Ohio State until 2029.

Born in Ames, Iowa, he made his professional debut in 2020 after selected first in the first round of the draft the same year, and this after he became national champion in 2019 at the head of LSU Tigers.

In his debut campaign, he impressed everyone with a great performance at the head of the team, and was also named the best newcomer in offense of 2020. knee injury in week 11, he was prevented from finishing the season and the alarm was set off.

Against commandersNora he tore the anterior cruciate ligament, medial collateral ligament and had structural problems in his left knee.leaving the future of the young promise on the field hanging in the air.

However, the pessimism did not last long after his recovery, which in 2021 saw the cats overcome a 32-year drought without winning a single victory. AFC title and though he lost Super Bowl before Los Angeles Ramscemented his position as one of the league’s stars.

Last season, Burrow reached the American Conference Finals again but lost to Kansas City Chiefs.

In his three years in the NFL, the young passer accumulated 11 thousand 774 yards; adding 82 abstracts and 31 interceptions.

His presentation as the league’s highest paid player will be next. Sunday September 10, o’clock. 11:00 central Mexico time when they face their division rival Cleveland Browns.

(according to information from EFE)

Source: Aristegui Noticias