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10/19/16 - LB Vontaze Burfict has been fined $75,000 by the NFL for his unnecessary roughness in Sunday's game against the New England Patriots. Burfict has already appealed the punishment, according to multiple reports Wednesday. Burfict was fined by the NFL for an alleged stomp on Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount but he was not disciplined or fined for a controversial low hit on tight end Martellus Bennett during the same game. Bengals coach Marvin Lewis said Wednesday he believes Burfict is being scrutinized because of his history.
10/17/16 - LB Vontaze Burfict of the Bengals will be reviewed by the NFL for his low hit to the knee of Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett in Sunday's game. Burfict hit Bennett away from the play with 11:22 remaining in the game when Patriots quarterback Tom Brady passed downfield to wide receiver Danny Amendola for a 17-yard gain. Burfict was seen lunging at the lower left leg and knee of Bennett.
09/30/16 - LB Vontaze Burfict returned from a three-game suspension and had three tackles and a pass defensed in helping the Bengals snap a two-game losing streak. "It was great to go out there and compete," Burfict said. "I didn't want to try to do too much. Just be a leader."
09/30/16 - LB Vontaze Burfict made only two tackles on Thursday night against Miami, his first game back off a three-game suspension. But his immense talent and value in pass coverage was on display when he swatted away a Ryan Tannehill pass. "It was great to go out there and compete," said Burfict, who was upset he didn't come away with an interception on the play. "I was kind of mad. I thought I could've picked it. I'm not supposed to let him go inside. But I thought I could bait him to throw it." Burfict's return was otherwise uneventful.
09/26/16 - LB Vontaze Burfict returned to team activities today on a roster exemption after serving a three-game suspension for due to repeated playing rules violations. Burfict could be eligible to play Thursday night against Miami if the team makes a move to add him to the 53-player roster.