Vontaze Burfict RUMORS & NEWS

  • Bengals & LB Vontaze Burfict Working On Contract Extension

    NFL Trade Rumors "Josina Anderson of ESPN is reporting that the Bengals and LB Vontaze Burfict are currently working on a contract extension. Burfict will miss the first three games of the regular season after his initial five-game ban was reduced to three games following an appeal. Burfict received the..." September 07

  • Bengals, Vontaze Burfict Agree To Extension

    Pro Football Rumors "This developed fast. The Bengals and Vontaze Burfict agreed to a three-year extension worth $38.68MM, Adam Schefter of ESPN.com tweets. Word of an extension for the polarizing linebacker surfaced this afternoon, and it looks like the longtime Bengals second-level standout will be staying in..." September 07

  • Vontaze Burfict's suspension reduced to three games

    NFL.com "Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict's initial five-game suspension by the NFL for a hit he delivered during a preseason game against the Chiefs has been reduced to three games on appeal, a source informed of the decision told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. Burfict will be suspended..." August 30

  • Vontaze Burfict rips NFL, says opponent told him hit was legal

    Larry Brown Sports "Vontaze Burfict is facing yet another suspension for an illegal hit, and the Cincinnati Bengals linebacker is furious with the NFL over it. Burfict, who is on the verge of being banned for the first five games of the season for a hit on Kansas City Chiefs running back Anthony Sherman, ripped..." August 28

  • Bengals' LB Vontaze Burfict suspended 5 games; appealing NFL ruling

    Cincinnati Enquirer "The Enquirer confirmed Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict has been suspended five games for an off-the-ball hit on Kansas City fullback Anthony Sherman in the Bengals’ second preseason game. The Enquirer also confirmed that the linebacker is appealing and has a hearing with the..." August 28

  • Bengals' camp turns feisty after Vontaze Burfict tackles Giovani Bernard

    ESPN "Things got heated at Bengals practice on Tuesday after linebacker Vontaze Burfict tackled running back Giovani Bernard to the ground. Running backs coach Kyle Caskey quickly walked up to say something to Burfict, who shoved at him. Tight end Tyler Eifert and the offensive line soon ran over,..." August 02

  • Burfict, Eifert extensions not clear-cut

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Training camp is upon us, and while it signifies the return of the Cincinnati Bengals to the football field it also means the opening of the window for contract negotiations with some players who would be in line for extensions. For the Bengals, that typically means those players who will be..." July 24