Bengals QB Joe Burrow carted off with leg injury after awkward hit

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow (9) is helped off the field. (AP Photo/Al Drago)

Joe Burrow has been ruled out for the rest of the Cincinnati Bengals’ game at Washington with a left knee injury.

Burrow got hurt early in the third quarter when he was hit high by Montez Sweat and low by Jonathan Allen after throwing a pass. Burrow’s left leg bent the wrong direction, and the No. 1 pick was unable to put any weight on it as he was helped onto a cart.

Burrow later indicated that he’ll miss the rest of the season with the injury:

Teammates and opponents ran over to offer their support to Burrow after the injury. His day ended 22 of 34 passing for 203 yards and a touchdown.

Cincinnati led 9-7 when Burrow went down. After Alex Smith led Washington on a touchdown drive to take a 14-9 lead, Ryan Finley entered at quarterback for the Bengals.

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