Vontaze Burfict RUMORS & NEWS

  • Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict’s Four-Game Suspension Upheld

    NFL Trade Rumors "The NFL announced Thursday that Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict’s four-game suspension for violating the Performance-Enhancing Drug policy has been upheld following an unsuccessful appeal. Burfict’s appeal centered around the fact that he was on prescribed medication for the concussion he suffered..." April 12

  • Bengals have no intention of releasing LB Vontaze Burfict

    Sportsnaut "The Cincinnati Bengals might very well decide at some point that former Pro Bowl linebacker Vontaze Burfict is not worth the headache. Already seen as one of the dirtier players in the NFL, Burfict will start his third consecutive season under suspension. Only this time, he’s banned four games..." March 31

  • Why the Cincinnati Bengals are sticking by Vontaze Burfict

    Cincinnati Enquirer "In an offseason otherwise full of positives for the Bengals personnel staff, the four-game suspension levied against Vontaze Burfict for performance-enhancing drugs served as a rain cloud blocking the sun. This was nothing new, of course. This marked the third consecutive season Burfict would..." March 30

  • Marvin Lewis prepared to be without Vontaze Burfict for first four games

    USA Today "When it was revealed on March 16 that Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict was facing a four-game suspension by the National Football League for violating its performance-enhancing drug policy, it was old news for the organization. Burfict tested positive before the season ended on..." March 21

  • Vontaze Burfict’s defense likely doesn’t hold water

    Pro Football Talk "Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict, who previously has been suspended for pretty much everything but violating the PED policy, now faces a PED violation. And his camp has leaked a self-serving excuse to ESPN that, as articulated, holds less water than a hula hoop. Adam Schefter of ESPN passes..." March 16

  • Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict facing 4-game suspension

    NFL.com "Vontaze Burfict is in trouble again. The Cincinnati Bengals linebacker is facing a four-game suspension for violating the league's performance enhancing drug policy, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per sources. ESPN first reported the news." March 16

  • Raiders eyeing trade for Vontaze Burfict

    Fanrag Sports "Free agent signings aplenty will happen on Wednesday, and there may be a handful of trades along the way. According to Chris Renkel of CBS 42, that’s exactly what the Oakland Raiders may do, as they’re reportedly working on a trade that would land linebacker Vontaze Burfict from the Cincinnati..." March 14

  • Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict ruled out of Week 17 game against Ravens

    Yardbarker "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..." December 30