The Cincinnati Bengals stormed back in the second half on Thursday night to erase a 14-point deficit and came away with a 24-21 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Joe Burrow led the comeback for the Bengals as he completed 25/32 passes for 348 yards and two touchdowns.
It was a dominating second-half performance for Burrow as he completed 17/20 second-half passes for 253 yards and both his touchdown passes. With his outstanding second half performance, Burrow joins Tom Brady on an exclusive list.
According to ESPN Stats and Info, Burrow joined Brady as one of two players to complete at least 85% of his passes for 250+ yards in the second half of a game over the last two seasons.
Tom Brady accomplished this last season in a matchup against the Los Angeles Chargers.
Joe Burrow was 17-of-20 passing for 253 yards in the 2nd half on Thursday night.— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) October 1, 2021
He's 1 of 2 players to complete at least 85 percent of his passes for 250 yards in the 2nd half of a game over the last 2 seasons.
The other was Tom Brady last season against the Chargers. pic.twitter.com/cQh303PAYL
You could make the argument that Thursday night was the best performance of Burrow’s young career. Pushing the Bengals to 3-1, this win will temporarily keep them atop the AFC North.