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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 […]