Stephen A. doesn’t want to see Joe Burrow drafted by the Bengals | First Take

  • Published: 14 January 2020
  • Stephen A. Smith does not want to see Joe Burrow be selected by the Bengals in the 2020 NFL draft, but Max Kellerman says Burrow would made Cincinnati relevant immediately.
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  • C A
    C A  2 hours back

    No, Stephen A, YOU ARE AN EMBARRASSMENT!!! Never have liked all your shucking and jiving. You have ZERO credibility. Quit using words that you don't know the meaning to. Its sad and pathetic.

    • rogue warr
      rogue warr  2 days back


      • Mark Sammons
        Mark Sammons  2 days back

        Stephen actually did his homework on this for a change. Well said.

        • The Great One
          The Great One  2 days back

          He is confusing us with the Browns. The Bengals dont ruin players we just never get to the next level. A.J. Green wast ruined neither was Geno Atkins also remember Carson Palmer we drafted number 1 overall. He wasnt ruined. This dude was talking as if this was about the Browns. That is the organization that ruins players.

          • Mark Burch
            Mark Burch  16 hours back

            Man I admire your home team spirit but dude.........

        • ALF Raydough
          ALF Raydough  3 days back

          Stephen A Smith is 100 percent correct regarding Mike Brown and the Bengals. 😂

          • Christopher L Williams

            Burrow is gonna NEED a Tight End to cut up the middle and shorts! This will be a Mixon heavy offense and you need some guys to give Burrow a quick outlet before the AFC North rush hits. The flashy Wideouts come year 2 & 3

            • Tim Soom
              Tim Soom  4 days back

              I think Burrows will end up in Miami

              • LOCKNLOAD6996
                LOCKNLOAD6996  4 days back

                What would be worse borrow going to the bengals or the raiders?

                • KeybladeMasterMind
                  KeybladeMasterMind  4 days back

                  well, we'll find out Joe's fate four months and counting from now

                  • michael smalley
                    michael smalley  4 days back

                    I don't agree with loudmouth smith very often, but I do on this I would hate to see the bungholes draft this guy it would be a waste of a great talent.

                    • Matthew Ryan
                      Matthew Ryan  4 days back

                      Wow! "I rather see him in Miami than Cincinnati." The Bengals are THAT bad? 😂 🤣

                      • KOOLOJAKE
                        KOOLOJAKE  4 days back

                        Send him to the patriots perfect winning culture for him

                        • Pam Mckellar
                          Pam Mckellar  4 days back

                          Bengals draft Justin Herbert you want be sorry !

                          • Axel Lee Avantam
                            Axel Lee Avantam  4 days back

                            Joe Burrow to the Patriots after his rookie contract runs up in Cincinnati. TB12 will finally be done and BB will get Kraft to trade for his new "Tom": Joe Burrow.

                            • Xd aldejr
                              Xd aldejr  5 days back

                              Bengals: *draft joe burrow*

                              Joe burrow: hey guys I’m here today to announce my retirement

                            • Kelly Ballaro
                              Kelly Ballaro  5 days back

                              Coming from a Steeler fan, Stephen A. Doesn't know what he's talking about, dude is a mental midget when it comes to NFL

                              • Mott Dude
                                Mott Dude  6 days back

                                I’m a Bengals fan and I don’t want to see him go there. The Bengals will turn him into what Mike Brown appreciates most. Conservative mediocrity.

                                • Thomas Dunne
                                  Thomas Dunne  6 days back

                                  Love that the Bengals are finally being exposed as the worst franchise. Dirty scumbags

                                  • Supa Savage
                                    Supa Savage  6 days back

                                    At least he’ll still be considered a tiger😂

                                    • Christopher Speaks
                                      Christopher Speaks  6 days back


                                      • Tristan Helstrom
                                        Tristan Helstrom  6 days back

                                        Can we have a part 2 of when the eagles and rams traded up to 1 and 2 except we only need 1 team to do it this time 😭

                                        • Niteesh M
                                          Niteesh M  6 days back

                                          Mann... Stephen A has real hatred towards Bengals organization. I mean he repetitively kept on saying "they'll contaminate him" 🤣🤣🤣

                                        • mary howard
                                          mary howard  6 days back

                                          burrow maybe nfl readdy but Cincinnati is not never will

                                          • Jesse Shapiro
                                            Jesse Shapiro  6 days back

                                            Bengals need better line and defense & they would be set if they stayed healthy.....they legit if stayed healthy have a top 5 offense with a decent QB green is hands and draws double coverage Ross makes the safety come over top with speed and Boyd's stepping up along with Tyler and the other guy at TE isn't bad and we know what the running game can do.....strong OLine and they fixed

                                            • Brennon Baker
                                              Brennon Baker  6 days back

                                              The bengals are drafting him it’s decided

                                              • Hiroshi Yoshida
                                                Hiroshi Yoshida  6 days back

                                                nobody wants to see anybody drafted by bengals or browns.

                                                • Abba Brahim
                                                  Abba Brahim  6 days back

                                                  It’s amazing how this Stephen A never Ever brings any substance to any subject ...Cincinnatians got to go to Louisville for their basketball STHU !!! Xavier is in cincy, the bearcats are in Cincy ... & Lexington Ky Wildcats are closer than Louisville ! Joe Burrow will excel in cincy ... they got Mixon , Aj green , Tyler Boyd ,Eifert , Tate they do need a few OLinemans that’s it !!!Who-Dey

                                                  • CincyBengals84
                                                    CincyBengals84  6 days back

                                                    As a lifelong Bengals fan (hence the username... 84 was my number of choice thanks to Houshmandzadeh back in 2007)... I hate to say it, but Stephen A is right. I can't stand Mike Brown. I think Burrow will lead the Bengals to the playoffs and probably even some playoff wins, given his incredible poise in clutch situations. --- But we will never... and I mean NEVER... compete for a Superbowl while Mike Brown is alive. The man is an embarrassment to football and should never have been given the reins. I truly feel bad for Joe Burrow - because I see Cincinnati as maybe the only city that could actually ruin his potential to become one of the greats.

                                                    • Mark Burch
                                                      Mark Burch  16 hours back

                                                      Indianapolis is the same.

                                                  • trigga31
                                                    trigga31  7 days back

                                                    He’s 100% right about Mike Brown being a terrible owner

                                                    • Sam Morgan
                                                      Sam Morgan  7 days back

                                                      Marvin Lewis is a good coach, not a winner. Is that SAS's only argument? Who wants a losing coach mentality in the locker room

                                                      • Brandon Roberts
                                                        Brandon Roberts  7 days back

                                                        Joe is gonna bust!

                                                        • Fifth God
                                                          Fifth God  7 days back

                                                          Joe needs to go to Tennessee

                                                          • Ethan C
                                                            Ethan C  7 days back

                                                            I don’t know how anyone can say that one player is singlehandedly going to turn a 1-15 team to a 6+ win team. There’s 21 other guys on that field. They all need to perform in order for a team to really succeed.

                                                            • Sedar Wanes
                                                              Sedar Wanes  7 days back

                                                              He is gonna be a bust like Johnny football

                                                              • Ed O'Rourke
                                                                Ed O'Rourke  7 days back

                                                                Tj watt n steelers D well ruin his career like a j Dalton's career

                                                                • mitch marena
                                                                  mitch marena  7 days back

                                                                  “I disagree because we are paid to argue”

                                                                  • Chris Hayhurst
                                                                    Chris Hayhurst  7 days back

                                                                    Don't forget Carlson palmer

                                                                    • cw
                                                                      cw  7 days back

                                                                      Imagine that, going from the Tigers to the Bengals.

                                                                      • Mister Michael
                                                                        Mister Michael  7 days back

                                                                        Someone shaved SAS's mustache while he was asleep and he hadn't noticed. 🤣🤣🤣

                                                                        • Adam Hildalgo
                                                                          Adam Hildalgo  7 days back

                                                                          lol what is wrong with this guys moustache

                                                                          • Me rc
                                                                            Me rc  7 days back

                                                                            Trade package away Andy dalton and AJ green and reinforce the O-line and the bengals will have at least 9 wins next season

                                                                            • TruPinoy FNG
                                                                              TruPinoy FNG  7 days back

                                                                              I know my man didn't just name drop Louisville and UC as the only basketball schools in the area. UC Basketball is IRRELEVANT. Come to a Xavier game Stephen and see the most electric fan base in Cincinnati. LETS GO X

                                                                              • Alton Riggs
                                                                                Alton Riggs  7 days back

                                                                                Cincinnati is the end of Joe.

                                                                                • Zexo Souling 2
                                                                                  Zexo Souling 2  1 weeks back

                                                                                  You know...we’ve sucked for so long let me have this Steven A just let me have it.

                                                                                  • Sam Gardner
                                                                                    Sam Gardner  1 weeks back

                                                                                    NFL Ready, Max?

                                                                                    He’s a 1 year wonder

                                                                                    • Charles Rice
                                                                                      Charles Rice  1 weeks back

                                                                                      Shut up stephen a. You wouldnt say that about any other franchise

                                                                                      • Jaden Ross
                                                                                        Jaden Ross  1 weeks back

                                                                                        Calling it rn, bengals are drafting tua

                                                                                        • Ждём
                                                                                          Ждём  1 weeks back

                                                                                          "It's not a first class organization, dammit it aint second class." - SAS