Cincinnati Bengals QB Joe Burrow used to like 'those shiny red Chiefs helmets.' Not any more
The Cincinnati Bengals and Kansas City Chiefs are playing for the AFC Championship on Sunday. At one point in his life, Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow might have actually pulled for the Chiefs.
His father, Jimmy Burrow, a former NFL player and a retired coach, shared a photo on Twitter Friday of a young Joe Burrow wearing a Chiefs helmet while watching football with his mom, Robin.
He had tweeted the same picture ahead of the teams' matchup in the AFC Championship last year. "Joe use to like those shiny red chiefs helmets," he tweeted at the time. "Not anymore . Geaux Bengals ."
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Joe watching an Iowa Barnstormer game with his Mom . Won’t be wearing that helmet Sunday. Who Dey pic.twitter.com/zJnxnoMjQm
— Jimmy Burrow (@CoachBurrow) January 27, 2023
Ohio University, where Jimmy Burrow coached football for more than a decade, also shared a photo on Twitter last year with the caption: "From Chiefs fan to foe… LET’S GO JOE!" that featured a young Joe Burrow in a Chiefs shirt.
From Chiefs fan to foe…
LET’S GO JOE! 💚 https://t.co/7znSmoBInC pic.twitter.com/ANrTYYnXRQ
— Ohio University (@ohiou) January 30, 2022
Contributing: The Cincinnati Enquirer; Mike Snider, USA TODAY.
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