Joe Burrow reportedly agrees to contract terms with Cincinnati Bengals
Joe Burrow has made it official, he’s now a Cincinnati Bengal.
NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport reported on Tuesday that Burrow and the Bengals agreed to terms on a four-year contract for the No. 1 overall draft pick. Burrow was the last of the top five selections in the 2020 NFL Draft to sign on the dotted line.
According to the report, Burrow has a fully guaranteed deal worth $36 million with a $23.9 million signing bonus.
The #Bengals have agreed to terms with No. 1 overall pick QB Joe Burrow on his fully guaranteed, four-year, $36-million contract with a $23.9M signing bonus. Every top 5 pick is now under contract.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 28, 2020
Burrow earned the top overall selection in the 2020 NFL Draft after an incredible senior season at LSU. While leading the Tigers to a perfect 15-0 record and national title, Burrow threw for 5,671 yards and 60 touchdowns while completing an astounding 76.3 percent of his passes and tossing just 6 interceptions.
He also rushed for 368 yards and 5 touchdowns.
Burrow was named the winner of the 2019 Heisman Trophy, beating out Justin Fields, Chase Young and Jalen Hurts.
Before transferring to LSU ahead of the 2018 season, Burrow spent the first three years of his college career at Ohio State.