The first choice in the last draft of the NFL, Joe Burrow, was still not able to sign his first contract with the professionals.
The Bengals of Cincinnati, who selected the quarterback, waiting to see the impact of the pandemic coronavirus on their income before making him sign an agreement.
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This is what was said, inter alia Burrow during its passage to the podcast, Pardon My Take on Friday.
“I expect that all of the money arrives, he said. We have not yet signed the contract. So we are waiting with baited breath to see what will happen in the next three months, because we really don’t know.”
Under rank selection, Burrow will receive a bonus of signing of nearly$ 24 Million when he will put his signature at the bottom of his contract. This amount will inevitably have an impact on the financial resources of the Bengals in the short term.
The pivot 23 years old is not the only one in this situation, while a single athlete chosen in the first round of the auction, 2020 has signed his contract of hire. He is the player of the defensive line of the Carolina Panthers Derrick Brown.
In the meantime, Burrow still occupies his child’s bedroom in his parent’s home in Ohio.
“My father loves to make the joke that I’m a millionaire 23 year old who lives in the basement of his parents”, showed the quarter.