Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow is only 25 years old, but he’s already had a lifetime of iconic moments.

From the photo of him smoking a cigar after LSU’s win against Clemson in the National Championship game in early 2020 to his “you can’t zero me” mic’d up quote against the Baltimore Ravens last season, there’s no shortage of great Burrow moments.

And he gave us another great moment on Wednesday.

A reporter asked Burrow if he learned anything about himself during the past three games without wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase (Chase has been dealing with a hip injury, but he’s expected to play this week against the Tennessee Titans).

Burrow’s response?

“No, not particularly. I am who I thought I was.”

Part of what makes Burrow great is his confidence. It’s a confidence that can’t be fake. You see some quarterbacks try to convince people (including teammates) that they’re great leaders. Russell Wilson and Derek Carr come to mind.

Burrow, however, convinces people via his actions. He has a presence about him that’s authentic. And it’s a big reason why the Bengals have gone from a team that no one talked about to one of the most fun teams in the NFL to watch on a weekly basis.

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