Vontaze Burfict RUMORS & NEWS

  • Expectations for Vontaze Burfict in the 2015 Season

    Cincy Jungle "The biggest question mark for the Bengals’ defense as we head into training camp will be the health and status of Vontaze Burfict. After leading the team in tackles in 2012 and 2013, Burfict was lost in 2014 to a knee injury, after missing multiple games and parts of games due to concussion and..." July 20

  • Bengals' Vontaze Burfict had microfracture surgery

    NFL.com "Bengals star linebacker Vontaze Burfict will spend his offseason recovering from one of the NFL's most dreaded procedures: Microfracture surgery. But according to the surgeon who performed the operation to correct cartilage damage on the side of his knee, it's very much in the realm of..." January 26

  • AJ McCarron activated; Vontaze Burfict placed on I.R. by Bengals

    Cincy Jungle "In Vontaze Burfict's place, the Bengals activated rookie QB AJ McCarron of Alabama to the roster from the Reserve/Non-Football Injury list. The Cincinnati Bengals have ended the season of linebacker Vontaze Burfict by placing him on the Reserve/Injured list. Burfict, the Bengals’ leading..." December 09

  • Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict and DE Margus Hunt out against the Texans

    Cincy Jungle "Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict will miss his fourth-straight game this weekend when the Bengals head to Houston to play the Texans. Burfict underwent arthroscopic knee surgery after the team found "something floating in his knee" following Cincinnati's 27-24 win over the..." November 21

  • Torrey Smith: Vontaze Burfict is dirty but 'he has some good in him'

    Baltimore Sun "Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith on Wednesday faintly praised Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict for not hitting him as hard as he could while Smith stood prone with a possible concussion after an interception on Sunday, but not before echoing the widely-held NFL sentiment that Burfict..." October 30

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    Coley Harvey @ColeyHarvey

    Marvin Lewis says that Vontaze Burfict will be out the next two weeks. Had an arthroscopic scope to left knew this morning #Bengals

  • Bengals DC: Burfict must change tackling technique

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Bengals defensive coordinator Paul Guenther sounded frustrated on Wednesday as he talked about how he has implored linebacker Vontaze Burfict to tackle with his head up to avoid continually hurting himself. Burfict was knocked out of Sunday's game at Indianapolis late in the first quarter due..." October 23

  • Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict fined $25,000 for twisting ankles after plays

    Yahoo! Sports "The NFL sent a message that Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict's act of twisting an opponent's ankle after a tackle will not be tolerated. Burfict was fined $25,000 for twisting Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton's ankle after a touchdown, and then doing the same thing to..." October 15

  • Bengals announce Burfict extension

    Pro Football Talk "It took awhile, but it’s finally official. The Bengals have announced that linebacker Vontaze Burfict has signed a new deal. It puts him under contract through 2017. Burfict, the NFL’s leading tackler in 2013, was eligible for a new deal because he wasn’t drafted. It’s a strange donut hole..." August 28

  • Vontaze Burfict on contract status: 'No comment'

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Veteran cornerback Terence Newman had more to say on Tuesday about linebacker Vontaze Burfict's contract status than Burfict did when Burfict took questions from the media for the first time since it was reported nationally last Wednesday that he and the Bengals had agreed to a contract..." August 27

  • Bengals reach a new deal with Vontaze Burfict

    Pro Football Talk "With Andy Dalton taken care of, the Bengals are moving on to other business. The next in line is weakside linebacker, who has agreed to a multi-year extension with the team, according to Adam Caplan of ESPN. Adam Schefter says it’s a four-year, $20 million deal, with $7.6 million this..." August 20

  • Sources: Bengals, LB Vontaze Burfict progressing toward extension

    Fox Sports "Representatives for Vontaze Burfict met with members of the Cincinnati Bengals' front office this week, as the sides have made progress toward a long-term extension for the Pro Bowl linebacker, sources told FOX Sports. As of now, no agreement is in place but the gulf that once existed in talks..." May 16

  • Vontaze Burfict and Bengals working on contract extension

    Cincy Jungle "The Cincinnati Bengals have exercised the fifth-year option on Pro Bowl receiver A.J. Green, and now it's time for the next order of business. The Bengals will now look to re-sign quarterback Andy Dalton to a manageable deal that ensures he remains the team's starting QB for the foreseeable..." April 22