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Bengals’ Orlando Brown Jr. Missed out on Son Sonny’s Birth for Game vs. Steelers

Scott Polacek@@ScottPolacekIncluded Columnist IVDecember 28, 2023

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Saturday’s video game versus the Pittsburgh Steelers was an important one for playoff positioning, however it was far from the most essential advancement in Cincinnati Bengals left deal with Orlando Brown Jr.’s life that day.

As Geoff Hobson of the Bengals’ main site and Jay Morrison of Pro Football Network kept in mind, Brown’s fiancée, Holly Luyah, brought to life the couple’s 2nd kid on Saturday.

Because Sonny Brown was 2 weeks early and the Bengals were currently in Pittsburgh for the video game, the left take on could not be there for the birth. He saw through FaceTime from the locker space after the video game.

“That’s one of those things, at the end of day, I’m grateful she comprehends and my household comprehends,” Brown stated. “For me, football is sort of whatever today. You do not actually get this chance back. You do not get the chance to see a birth, either. For me, it was necessary to be there with the guys in Pittsburgh and to be out there with them.”

He likewise stated he was “so grateful” that everybody was healthy.

The 34-11 loss didn’t work out for the Bengals, however a minimum of Brown had rather the surprise awaiting him when he returned home.

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