Joe Burrow Became Friends With Rams Andrew Whitworth When They Needed Each Other Most
Andrew Whitworth, the oldest active player in the NFL, playing for 16 years
He is 15 years older than Joe Burrow. Burrow was
In Week 11 of 2020, Burrow suffered a gruesome knee injury and tore his ACL and MCL.
Around the same time, Whitworth also suffered a significant knee injury to his MCL and PCL.
Burrow underwent surgery in Los Angeles with Dr. El Attrache, who works with the Rams. Meanwhile, Whitworth was also working with that Doctor.
the two former LSU Tigers met in rehab, sparking a friendship.
From that point forward, the two became great friends.
When Burrow turned 24 in 2020, Joe and his girlfriend spent his birthday with Whitworth and his family.
Whitworth won a national championship at LSU in 2003, and Burrow won a national championship at LSU in 2020.
Now, 14 months later, both Burrow and Whitworth are fully healthy. They will play one another Sunday.
Many are speculating Witworth will retire after the game, here is what he said.