One more quarterback has tempted destiny within the NFL playoffs by questioning how loud Arrowhead Stadium can get.
The newest such signal-caller is second-year Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence, who on Wednesday mentioned he “cannot think about” Arrowhead Stadium can be a lot louder than TIAA Financial institution Subject was throughout the Chargers’ go to throughout wild-card weekend. He did preface that assertion by calling the Chiefs’ residence stadium “certainly one of if not the very best within the NFL.”
Here is a clip of Lawrence talking about Arrowhead, initially from NFL.com:
Trevor Lawrence mentioned: “I can not think about Arrowhead Stadium might be a lot louder than Jacksonville final Saturday” 🤔pic.twitter.com/EKk7MAGjhb
— Brad Henson Productions (@BradHensonPro) January 18, 2023
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For what it is value, Lawrence has already performed on the highway vs. the Chiefs, which got here in Week 10 of the 2022 season. He accomplished 29 of 40 passes for 259 yards and two touchdowns within the 27-17 loss, dashing 4 occasions for 26 yards. He additionally took 5 sacks within the defeat.
He is not the primary quarterback to low cost the noise issue at Arrowhead Stadium. Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow mentioned a lot in 2021, saying on the time it “will get means louder” in SEC stadiums.
That mentioned, Burrow, who performed his last two seasons at LSU, wasn’t referring to Arrowhead Stadium particularly. He solely mentioned the NFL typically does not examine to SEC stadiums:
“We knew that they have been gonna be jacked up for us to come back in, and anticipating to beat our ass,” Burrow instructed King. “However we have been prepared for it. Taking part in within the SEC undoubtedly, undoubtedly helped. Will get means louder within the SEC than in any of those NFL stadiums.”
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That is not totally true, nevertheless. Arrowhead Stadium holds the Guinness World Report for “loudest roar,” which was set at 142.2 decibels in a 41-14 victory over the Patriots on Sept. 29, 2014.
Whatever the factuality of his assertion, Burrow and the Bengals marched into Kansas Metropolis and led Cincinnati to a 27-24 victory, finishing 23 of 38 passes for 250 yards and two touchdowns to at least one interception.
A win by Lawrence at Arrowhead can be the second in as a few years on the NFL playoff stage — and a major blow to the aura of one of many NFL’s greatest stadiums.
Has Lawrence poked the bear? Or is he showcasing a stage of fearlessness solely afforded to one of many NFL’s hottest groups?