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Joe Burrow commits four turnovers in first half vs. Steelers


Joe Burrow led the Bengals on a surprise run to the Super Bowl last season, but he’s off to a rocky start in the 2022 opener.

Burrow’s first pass of the season was intercepted and returned for a touchdown by Minkah Fitzpatrick, the first of the quarterback’s four turnovers in the first half in Cincinnati on Sunday.

Fitzpatrick’s 31-yard pick-six 2:17 into the first quarter opened the scoring for the Steelers en route to a 17-6 halftime lead.  

Pittsburgh linebacker Alex Highsmith also strip-sacked Burrow for a fumble later in the first quarter, with the ball recovered by Steelers defensive tackle Cameron Heyward.

Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow (9) pauses between plays during the first half of a game against the Steelers, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022, in Cincinnati.
Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow (9) pauses between plays during the first half of a game against the Steelers.
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Burrow, who threw for 34 touchdowns with 14 interceptions last season, also was picked off by TJ Watt and Cameron Sutton before halftime.



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