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  • • Raiders seven-round mock draft 2020: Mike Mayock taps into national title well again
    Las Vegas replaces Vontaze Burfict and Antonio Brown in the first round...2020
  • • Agent: Vontaze Burfict working to clean up game to conform to NFL rules
    Oft-suspended linebacker Vontaze Burfict is working this offseason to adapt his play to fit modern NFL rules on player safety, his agent said.        ...2020
  • • Vontaze Burfict hopes to continue playing career in 2020 after his suspension was lifted by NFL
    Burfict was suspended for the final 12 games of the 2019 season for repeat violations of the player safety rules...2020
  • • Vontaze Burfict wants to play in 2020
    Free agent linebacker Vontaze Burfict is hoping some team will take a chance on him this season. Burfict, who was suspended for the final 12 games of the 2019 season, has been reinstated and is eligible to play this season, and he does want to play, according to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network. Last year [more]...2020
  • • Vontaze Burfict working to clean up play after being reinstated
    Vontaze Burfict is ready to resume his NFL career if someone will give him the chance. According to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero, Burfict was quietly reinstated by the NFL last month after serving a season-long suspension for another helmet-to-helmet hit. The linebacker has begun working out in the hope of returning to the league in 2020. According to Burfict’s new agent Peter Schaffer, the linebac...2020
  • • Will Mason Rudolph actually sue Myles Garrett?
    In a possible effort to avoid being regarded as a reckless, Vontaze Burfict-type NFL villain, Browns defensive end Myles Garrett has accused Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph of provoking a helmet-to-unhelmeted-head attack by uttering a racial slur. Rudolph’s agent/lawyer has suggested that Garrett may now be sued for defamation of character. So here’s the question: Will [more]...2020
  • • Tom Brady to the XFL? Wanna bet?
    The XFL has already stated it’s going after big-time players, but could the upstart league really lure guys like Tom Brady, Antonio Brown or Dez Bryant? Maybe not, but that’s now something you can bet on. The latest odds released by SportsBettingDime.com show NFL players (former and current) like Josh Gordon, Chad Johnson and Vontaze Burfict are seen as more likely signees than Brady. Here’s a run...2020
  • • Jon Gruden blasts NFL over Vontaze Burfict suspension
    It seems like eons ago that troubled Oakland Raiders linebacker Vontaze Burfict was suspended for the remainder of the season. It came on this hit against Indianapolis Colts tight end Jack Doyle back in Week 4. Given Burfict’s history of on-field transgressions, the league took decisive action. Apparently still not over his suspension heading into Week 17, Raiders head coach Jon Gruden put the NFL...2019
  • • Watch: Vernon Butler ejected for punching Jack Doyle, flips off Colts fans
    For the second time this season, a player was ejected on Sunday for throwing a cheap shot at Indianapolis Colts tight end Jack Doyle. Carolina Panthers defensive lineman Vernon Butler got tangled up with a Colts offensive lineman and fell to the ground. Doyle landed on him during the scuffle, which apparently enraged Butler. He punched Doyle square in the face while the tight end was down on the g...2019
  • Vontaze Burfict rips Roger Goodell, says NFL suspension result of a 'witch hunt'
    • Vontaze Burfict rips Roger Goodell, says NFL suspension result of a 'witch hunt'
    Raiders linebacker Vontaze Burfict weighed in on the brawl involving Myles Garrett and discussed his own suspension in an interview with The Athletic.        ...2019

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Vontaze Burfict injury and suspension

  • • Agent: Vontaze Burfict working to clean up game to conform to NFL rules
    Oft-suspended linebacker Vontaze Burfict is working this offseason to adapt his play to fit modern NFL rules on player safety, his agent said.        ...2020
  • • Vontaze Burfict hopes to continue playing career in 2020 after his suspension was lifted by NFL
    Burfict was suspended for the final 12 games of the 2019 season for repeat violations of the player safety rules...2020
  • • Vontaze Burfict wants to play in 2020
    Free agent linebacker Vontaze Burfict is hoping some team will take a chance on him this season. Burfict, who was suspended for the final 12 games of the 2019 season, has been reinstated and is eligible to play this season, and he does want to play, according to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network. Last year [more]...2020
  • • Vontaze Burfict working to clean up play after being reinstated
    Vontaze Burfict is ready to resume his NFL career if someone will give him the chance. According to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero, Burfict was quietly reinstated by the NFL last month after serving a season-long suspension for another helmet-to-helmet hit. The linebacker has begun working out in the hope of returning to the league in 2020. According to Burfict’s new agent Peter Schaffer, the linebac...2020
  • • Jon Gruden blasts NFL over Vontaze Burfict suspension
    It seems like eons ago that troubled Oakland Raiders linebacker Vontaze Burfict was suspended for the remainder of the season. It came on this hit against Indianapolis Colts tight end Jack Doyle back in Week 4. Given Burfict’s history of on-field transgressions, the league took decisive action. Apparently still not over his suspension heading into Week 17, Raiders head coach Jon Gruden put the NFL...2019
  • • Watch: Vernon Butler ejected for punching Jack Doyle, flips off Colts fans
    For the second time this season, a player was ejected on Sunday for throwing a cheap shot at Indianapolis Colts tight end Jack Doyle. Carolina Panthers defensive lineman Vernon Butler got tangled up with a Colts offensive lineman and fell to the ground. Doyle landed on him during the scuffle, which apparently enraged Butler. He punched Doyle square in the face while the tight end was down on the g...2019
  • • Vontaze Burfict rips Roger Goodell, says NFL suspension result of a 'witch hunt'
    Raiders linebacker Vontaze Burfict weighed in on the brawl involving Myles Garrett and discussed his own suspension in an interview with The Athletic.        ...2019
  • NFL upholds Raiders' Vontaze Burfict's season-long suspension
    • NFL upholds Raiders' Vontaze Burfict's season-long suspension
    The NFL announced Wednesday it has upheld the suspension of Raiders linebacker Vontaze Burfict....2019
  • Gruden's rabble-rousers are diminishing in numbers
    • Gruden's rabble-rousers are diminishing in numbers
    Jon Gruden's trio of rabble-rousers is down to one after the NFL suspended linebacker Vontaze Burfict for the rest of the season for his latest illegal hit...2019
  • Suspending Vontaze Burfict for season was the right decision, Mike Pereira and Dean Blandino explain | Last Call
    • Suspending Vontaze Burfict for season was the right decision, Mike Pereira and Dean Blandino explain | Last Call
    Mike Pereira and Dean Blandino explain why they think the suspension of Vontaze Burfict was the correct call....2019

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Vontaze Burfict trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Raiders seven-round mock draft 2020: Mike Mayock taps into national title well again
    Las Vegas replaces Vontaze Burfict and Antonio Brown in the first round...2020
  • • Report: Giants, Bengals and Buccaneers will host LSU LB Devin White
    One of the top defenders available in a defense-heavy prospect pool, Devin White has begun to set up pre-draft visits. The Giants, Bengals and Buccaneers will host the LSU-developed linebacker, Amie Just of NOLA.com notes. All three teams pick in the top 11, and White has been often mocked to be off the board in between the Bucs’ No. 5 pick and the Bengals’ No. 11 choice. Although the Giants could...2019
  • • Raiders sign LB Brandon Marshall
    The Raiders have reached an agreement on a deal with linebacker Brandon Marshall, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (on Twitter). Marshall will receive a one-year deal worth up to $4.1M.  Marshall met with the Raiders on Thursday and, like Isaiah Crowell, quickly agreed to a deal with the club. There’s no word on his guarantees just yet, but Marshall has some decent upside in his contract with ...2019
  • • Raiders officially sign former Pro Bowl linebacker Vontaze Burfict
    The Oakland Raiders have been among the most active teams during NFL free agency. They’ve added standout receivers Antonio Brown and Tyrell Williams to the mix on offense. Head coach and de facto general manager Jon Gruden are now focusing on the defensive side of the ball. One day after he was officially released by the Cincinnati Bengals, former Pro Bowl linebacker Vontaze Burfict has officially...2019
  • Vontaze Burfict signs with Oakland Raiders day after being released by Cincinnati Bengals
    • Vontaze Burfict signs with Oakland Raiders day after being released by Cincinnati Bengals
    It didn't take long for Vontaze Burfict to land on a new team. Just a day after the Bengals released Burfict, the Raiders signed the linebacker.         ...2019
  • • Raiders to sign Vontaze Burfict
    The Vontaze Burfict-to-Oakland rumors turned out to have legs. The Raiders met with Burfict on Tuesday and are signing the veteran linebacker, Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero of NFL.com report (Twitter link). It’s a one-year deal. The Raiders have since announced the move. Despite a polarizing reputation, the 28-year-old linebacker could roughly earn up to $5M on this deal, Rapoport tweets. Incenti...2019
  • • Raiders to meet with Vontaze Burfict
    Linebacker Vontaze Burfict will meet with the Raiders on Tuesday, sources tell Tom Pelissero and Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (on Twitter). Burfict’s old defensive coordinator, Paul Guenther, is in Oakland, so this could be a natural fit. Of course, there are some obvious barriers to a Burfict-Raiders deal, including the presence of Antonio Brown in Oakland. In 2015, Burfict leveled Brown with a hit th...2019
  • • Vontaze Burfict released by Bengals
    The Cincinnati Bengals are finally moving on from one of the most controversial players in NFL history. According to multiple reports, the Bengals have decided to release veteran linebacker Vontaze Burfict. Burfict, 28, spent the first seven years of his career in Cincinnati. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Bengals tried to trade him before releasing him, but it’s no surprise there was ...2019
  • • Bengals could move on from troubled LB Vontaze Burfict
    No matter who new head coach Zac Taylor calls on to be his offensive coordinator, that side of the ball is going to see some sweeping changes for the Cincinnati Bengals. Under former head coach Marvin Lewis, Cincinnati gave up the third-most points in the NFL this past season. It’s a far cry from the once-dominating units the defensive-minded Lewis led. Among the primary issues was one of the leag...2019
  • • Report: Vontaze Burfict's career 'in jeopardy' after suffering seventh concussion
    During Cincinnati’s 26-18 loss to Cleveland on Sunday, linebacker Vontaze Burfict suffered his seventh career concussion, which could put his career in jeopardy, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Katherine Terrell.  The veteran linebacker had just returned to the field after missing the previous two games with a concussion, but he couldn’t make it through the game before reentering the concuss...2018

Vontaze Burfict stats

  • Week 15 Snap Judgments
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    2017
  • • Even After QB Change, We Still Can't Take Texans Seriously.
    2016
  • • Le’Veon Bell vows he won’t let the Bengals hurt him again
    Le’Veon Bell doesn’t have any intention of suffering yet another injury against the Cincinnati Bengals. Bell suffered a knee injury in 2014 against the Bengals and missed the playoffs. Last year, he hurt his knee again after a hit by Vontaze Burfict, which ended his season. Now the Pittsburgh Steelers running back has opened up about the upcoming matchup, according to ESPN.com’s Jeremy Fowler: “I...2016
  • • Vontaze Burfict's Return Won't Fix All That Ails Reeling Bengals
    2016

Vontaze Burfict kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Week 15 Snap Judgments
    2017
  • Ben Roethlisberger: Vontaze Burfict was ‘talking nasty stuff’ in front of kids during coin toss
    • Ben Roethlisberger: Vontaze Burfict was ‘talking nasty stuff’ in front of kids during coin toss
    It’s only getting harder to like or defend Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict....2017
  • • Big Ben to Burfict after personal foul: My wife is praying for you
    Vontaze Burfict was up to his old dirty tricks again during Sunday’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, specifically by being called for a 15-yard personal foul for hitting Ben Roethlisberger late. The Steelers quarterback has since revealed he had some interesting words for the Cincinnati Bengals linebacker after their latest run-in. The play in question occurred during the third quarter of th...2016
  • • Mike Freeman's 10-Point Stance: Cowboys Can't Go Wrong No Matter Who Is at QB
    2016
  • • Pacman Jones has colorful thoughts on loss to Steelers
    The Steelers and Bengals had one of their usual ferocious battles on Sunday, with Pittsburgh coming out on top this time around. But as Pacman Jones reminded everyone, the two teams will meet at least one more time this season. After his team’s 24-16 loss, Jones had some colorful comments about Cincinnati’s division rival. Adam Jones: "We'll see them mother f*****s again. Can't wait until we see ...2016

Top Vontaze Burfict news

  • • JuJu Smith-Schuster injures Vontaze Burfict on blindside block and everyone is furious
    The Steelers' young wideout laid out Burfict and everyone is very upset about it...2017
  • • Week 15 Snap Judgments
    2017
  • • Vontaze Burfict appears to kick Steelers player in the head while on ground
    Burfict could be facing his second suspension of the 2017 season...2017
  • • Low hit by Vontaze Burfict leads to heated fight at Bengals training camp
    Vontaze Burfict appears to be in midseason form...2017
  • • Vontaze Burfict ejected for contact with ref, flashes Manziel money sign on way out
    The controversial Bengals linebacker is already done for the afternoon...2017
  • • Vontaze Burfict fined $75K for unnecessary roughness
    Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict was fined $75,000 by the NFL on Wednesday for unnecessary roughness against Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount on Sunday....2016
  • • Vontaze Burfict hopes to continue playing career in 2020 after his suspension was lifted by NFL
    2020
  • • Le'Veon Bell: Vontaze Burfict has 'gotta go' after appearing to kick Steeler in head
    Burfict has already been suspended once this season and another suspension could be on the way...2017
  • • Mike Tomlin: JuJu Smith-Schuster taunting Vontaze Burfict was worse than the hit
    Smith-Schuster ended up getting suspended one game for his actions...2017
  • • Bengals agree to $38M extension with suspended linebacker Vontaze Burfict
    A player many consider one of the dirtiest in the NFL just signed a massive new contract...2017

Vontaze Burfict schedule, game

  • • Tom Brady to the XFL? Wanna bet?
    2020
  • • New teammates Antonio Brown, Vontaze Burfict downplay ugly past
    Antonio Brown and Vontaze Burfict are now teammates with the Oakland Raiders, and both players are now attempting to move beyond an extremely ugly shared history. The Raiders on Tuesday confirmed Burfict has signed a one-year deal after the controversial linebacker was cut loose by the Cincinnati Bengals following a career littered with late hits, fines and suspensions. Burfict perhaps most notori...2019
  • Nick Wright on Vontaze Burfict : ‘He should have been suspended – he’s a dangerous menace on the field’
    • Nick Wright on Vontaze Burfict : ‘He should have been suspended – he’s a dangerous menace on the field’
    Nick Wright and Cris Carter preview the Cincinnati Bengals vs. Kansas City Chiefs Week 7 matchup. Plus, hear what they have to say about Bengals' Vontaze Burfict....2018
  • • Burfict, Eifert not ready for start of Bengals camp
    In 2013, Vontaze Burfict last played a full season while Tyler Eifert appeared in 15 games, and now neither will be on the field Thursday afternoon for the start of Bengals' training camp....2018
  • Familiar place: Bengals open camp with Burfict suspended
    • Familiar place: Bengals open camp with Burfict suspended
    CINCINNATI (AP) While the Bengals defense settles in to learn a new system during training camp, linebacker Vontaze Burfict is just passing through town....2018
  • • The Bengals don't know what the player they just signed looks like
    There are familiar members of the Cincinnati Bengals. Much to the chagrin of fans in Cincinnati, that list includes head coach Marvin Lewis and quarterback Andy Dalton. Vontaze Burfict is also a familiar face, probably for all the wrong reasons.In any event, the team’s Twitter account might want to do a better job recognizing new members of the Bengals. Fresh off signing defensive lineman Chris Ba...2018
  • • Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict ruled out of Week 17 game against Ravens
    Fans of AFC playoff hopefuls waiting on pins and needles for the Baltimore Ravens to lose Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals got dealt a bit of harsh news. Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict has been ruled out with a shoulder injury, which usually results in amazing things for opposing offenses. Most recently, Burfict missed two games in Week 14 and 15 against the Chicago Bears and Minnesota Vi...2017
  • • Week 15 Snap Judgments
    2017
  • • Burfict responds to Smith-Schuster's TD celebration
    Steelers receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster attempted to poke fun at the blindside block he put on Vontaze Burfict in Pittsburgh's Week 13 matchup against Cincinnati, but the Bengals linebacker was not amused.Smith-Schuster reenacted the hit and the taunt that followed late in the second quarter of Sunday’s game against the Patriots, and did so to celebrate a touchdown in the end zone.It didn’t take Bur...2017
  • • JuJu Smith-Schuster expected to play against Patriots
    Steelers receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster didn’t play in last Sunday’s game against the Ravens, as he was serving a one-game suspension for the illegal block he put on Vontaze Burfict the following week. In addition to that, a hamstring issue threatened his chances of playing in the Week 15 matchup against the Patriots.But Smith-Schuster is expected to play in Sunday’s pivotal matchup at Heinz Field, ...2017

Vontaze Burfict rumors, scandals

  • NFL: Vontaze Burfict shamelessly flopped after being lightly touched
    • NFL: Vontaze Burfict shamelessly flopped after being lightly touched
    Then he went back to playing dirty.         ...2018
  • • Week 15 Snap Judgments
    2017
  • • Ben Roethlisberger: JuJu Smith-Schuster suspension is unfair
    Several NFL players were suspended this week for hits during games that were deemed dangerous and illegal, and Ben Roethlisberger does not think his teammate deserved to be one of them.On Tuesday, Steelers rookie wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster was given a one-game suspension for his vicious block on Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict. Roethlisberger believes the punishment does not fit the crim...2017
  • • Current, former NFLers weigh in on Smith-Schuster’s cheap shot
    Steelers receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster nearly broke the Internet after putting an illegal block on Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict in Monday night’s game.The incident in question took place in the fourth quarter of the AFC North matchup, when Burfict was preparing for a tackle attempt on Le’Veon Bell. Smith-Schuster had other plans, though, as he came flying in with an illegal blindside block th...2017
  • • David DeCastro not fined for apparent stomp on Vontaze Burfict
    The Steelers-Bengals rivalry often includes allegations of wrongdoing by Cincinnati linebacker Vontaze Burfict. The Week 15 meeting between the teams prompted an allegation of wrongdoing against Burfict. Video from the game seemed to show Steelers guard David DeCastro stomping on Burfict. The available angles weren’t definitive, but the images make it fairly obvious that something happened.&...2016
  • • Mike Freeman's 10-Point Stance: Cowboys Can't Go Wrong No Matter Who Is at QB
    2016

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