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Report: Ravens OL Marshal Yanda Spat at Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict During Sunday’s Game

Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict has the reputation-and deservingly so-for being one of the NFL’s dirtiest players but he was the recipient of a dirty play by Ravens offensive lineman Marshal Yanda on Sunday according to Michael David Smith of Pro Football Talk.com. Yanda reportedly spat at Burfict as the linebacker was lying on the ground. […]

Steelers Players Upset Over Vontaze Burfict’s Hit on Antonio Brown

A number of Steelers players spoke out strongly against Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict for his elbow to Antonio Brown’s head in the third quarter of Pittsburgh’s 28-21 win on Sunday, Jeremy Fowler of ESPN reports. Right tackle Marcus Gilbert says Burfict should be suspended for the play. “That’s pathetic. The NFL has to do something […]

Vontaze Burfict’s Four-Game Suspension Official by the NFL

Bengals’ linebacker Vontaze Burfict has officially been suspended four games for violating NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Burfict had appealed the suspension but it was denied.

Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict and RB Joe Mixon to Play Sunday vs Lions

Both linebacker Vontaze Burfict and rookie running back Joe Mixon have cleared the concussion protocol and are expected to play for the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 16 according to Jay Morrison of Cox Media Group. Both players were hurt in the team’s Week 13 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers and have been out ever since. […]

Bengals Make Wise Move; Ink Defensive Leader LB Vontaze Burfict to Three-Year Extension

The Bengals have inked one of their core defensive players a few days before their opener against the Ravens, as the team inked linebacker Vontaze Burfict to a 3-year $38.68m extension. Cincinnati is young on defense, one of the reasons they are 50/1 to win the Super Bowl in February, this according to most sports […]

Suspension for Bengals Llinebacker Vontaze Burfict Reduced to Three Games

Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict will NOT have to serve a five-game suspension after all, as today it was announced that his suspension has been reduced from five to three games. The suspension stems from a hit on Kansas City Chiefs fullback Anthony Sherman. The suspension was appealed and after hearing all the facts in the […]

Report: Returning LB Vontaze Burfict to Play 25-35 Play Vs Miami

Tonight marks the return to the Bengals for linebacker Vontaze Burfict, who was suspended for the first three games of the season as the Bengals struggled to a 1-2 start. According to Adam Caplan, Burfict will take the field for roughly 25-35 plays, which is going to be interesting to see how he comes out […]

Vontaze Burfict Says He Wish He Could Take the Hit on Antonio Brown Back

Following the bizarre turn of events that cost the Bengals their Wild Card Playoff game against the Steelers, linebacker Vontaze Burfict finally had his say in an interview with ESPN’s Josina Anderson. Burfict said in the interview that he needs to change his style of play, but he probably would not have been flagged for […]