Posts Tagged ‘Vontaze Burfict’

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 […]

Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict Suspended Three Games for Saturday Hit on Brown

Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict is going to pay for his late hit on Steelers WR Antonio Brown that put the Steelers in field goal range in Saturday’s loss. Here’s the story from USA Today: Burfict has been suspended three games for a malicious hit on Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown in Pittsburgh’s 18-16 win over […]

Burfict joins Bengals via free agency

As undrafted free agents began to be announced Saturday night, one Bengals signing stood out above most. The Bengals picked up Vontaze Burfict, the much-maligned middle linebacker out of Arizona State. Once thought to be an early first-round prospect, Burfict’s slide down teams’ boards had quietly begun during his senior season but really picked up […]