Joe Burrow Turned Down His Parents’ Offer After Signing Historic Contract

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By Alek Arend Joe Burrow became the highest-paid player in NFL history this past week when he signed a five-year contract worth $275 million. Cause for celebration, right? Wrong. Burrow’s parents reached out to the Bengals quarterback after he put pen to paper on his new deal. They wanted to celebrate or, at the very least, stop by his house to congratulate him. Burrow had a one-word answer: “No.” “Joe is only focused on the Browns,” Joe’s father said, via The Athletic. “That’s just how he is. Even this past week we were in Cincinnati and we wanted to stop by his house to see him for a few min…

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