The Cincinnati Bengals have been taken from a bottom-feeder of a team, and are now an annual favorite to make the AFC Championship.
Although several contributing players have led to this rise in status, one player rises above the rest.
Joe Burrow has been an energizing factor for not only the Bengals organization but for the entire city of Cincinnati as well.
"I'M HIM." – @JoeyB
— NFL (@NFL) January 25, 2023
Burrow’s confidence is unmatched.
The clip above is from the Divisional round, where the Bengals put on an offensive clinic en route to their 27-10 victory.
Even though Burrow has only been in the league for three seasons, he plays with the poise and confidence of a ten-year NFL veteran.
Burrow’s supporting cast certainly helps his cause.
Burrow’s confidence is only affirmed and heightened with these weapons around him, as all of them are sure-handed with the ball in their hands, and routinely find themselves on highlight reels.
This weekend, Burrow and the Bengals will be facing off against the Kansas City Chiefs, a team that Burrow has yet to lose to in his three-year NFL career.
Will his confidence be able to carry him through to a second consecutive Super Bowl appearance?
The Chiefs are a tough out, and their opportunistic defense will want to prey on any minute mistake that the Bengals’ offense might make.
Tune in on Sunday for a highly-anticipated rematch of the 2021 AFC Championship.