Joe Burrow offers sturdy reward to Cincinnati Bengals offensive line after win over Titans

The Cincinnati Bengals picked up a large win towards the Tennessee Titans on Sunday and whereas the protection has gotten a ton of (deserved) credit score, Joe Burrow is thanking a special place group. Burrow sang the praises of his offensive line, and rightfully so.

After surrendering 9 sacks within the 2021 divisional recreation, the revamped offensive line put collectively probably their finest efficiency of the season, towards one of many higher defensive strains within the NFL. With just one sack of Burrow allowed and principally clear pockets all day, the offensive entrance gave Burrow on a regular basis he wanted to unfold the ball round and make some actually nice throws.

Regardless of the early-season struggles, Frank Pollack’s unit appears to be like to be coming collectively on the proper time because the group begins a stretch of massive video games towards playoff contenders. The struggles at the start of the season had been anticipated, because the unit had no preseason work and little or no coaching camp time working along with the identical beginning 5, however because the stretch run begins, it appears to be like as if the road we anticipated to see is rounding in to kind.

Pollack deserves credit score for a few of the obvious modifications within the blocking scheme, as nicely. We’ve seen much more pulls and traps by the offensive lineman in latest weeks than we noticed within the first half of the season.

As they method the gauntlet that’s their remaining schedule, the road is doing precisely what they should and that’s how Burrow has not solely survived, however thrived with out Ja’Marr Chase.