It’s officially “hot take” season for the NFL as many former athletes and analysts share their takes for the upcoming season. We’re likely to hear some truly absurd comments in the coming weeks with training camp right around the corner. However, LeSean McCoy may have already won the award for hottest take of the summer after his bonkers comparison between Pittsburgh Steelers rookie, Kenny Pickett, and Cincinnati Bengals star Joe Burrow.

During an appearance on the, I Am Athlete Pod, the former running back hypes up Pickett. It makes sense, considering McCoy attended the University of Pittsburgh, so he’s going to go to bat for anybody attending that school. However, his claim is absolutely wild as LeSean McCoy states, “Joe Burrow, Kenny Pickett. I can’t see the difference.” This is enough to make Bengals fans laugh hysterically until they fall out of their seats.

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For starters, Burrow was a substantially better prospect coming out of college. Additionally, by year two of his career bouncing back from a major knee injury, Joe Burrow led the Bengals on an insane Super Bowl run not many saw coming. To be fair, Kenny Pickett looked amazing during his final season in college. However, his stat line just doesn’t compare to Burrow.

Additionally, Pickett is starting his NFL career in a quarterback battle with Mitchell Trubisky. The Bengals were so confident in Joe Burrow’s abilities he earned the starting role as soon as they selected him first overall in the 2020 NFL Draft. There really isn’t much to compare other than the fact they both play quarterback.

We still have to see how Kenny Pickett’s career plays out, as he is just starting his journey with the Steelers. He has a ways to go before catching up to Burrow, as the Bengals’ quarterback is already a proven superstar. With that said, LeSean McCoy could be right, but only time will tell.