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Joe Burrow: “I’m just scratching the surface on where I can be and where I can go”

The Offensive Rookie of the Year front runner continues to eye improvement.

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Joe Burrow already has helped turn the Cincinnati Bengals into the laughingstock off the NFL to being seen as one of the teams’ with the brightest futures.

Through eight games, Burrow and the Bengals are just 2-5-1 but have defeated the 5-2 Tennessee Titans, tied with the NFC East leading Eagles and had four losses that came by five or less points.

In those eight games, Burrow has thrown for 2,272 yards with 11 touchdowns and five interceptions while adding 130 yards and three scores on the ground.

Despite his stellar play that has made him the front-runner for the NFL’s Offensive Rookie of the Year Award, Burrow believes his career is just starting to take off.

Burrow told ESPN Wednesday, “I’m just scratching the surface on where I can be and where I can go. So, that’s the most exciting thing for me.”

On what he wants to improve on most, Burrow said limiting turnovers and having better pocket awareness were areas that need to get better.

The rookie quarterback was selected first overall by the Bengals after guiding the 2019-20 LSU Tigers to a 15-0 season in which they won a National Championship and Burrow won the Heisman Trophy.

With 2,272 passing yards, he is on pace to break former Colts quarterback and fellow first overall pick Andrew Luck’s rookie passing record set in 2012.