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Draft Scout *Vontaze Burfict News
09/07/17 - LB Vontaze Burfict signed a three-year extension worth $38.68 million.
The 26-year-old is playing through the final season of a four-year contract in 2017. He will miss the first three games of the campaign due to a suspension for repeated violations of on-field safety rules.
09/03/17 - LB Vontaze Burfict was placed on reserve/suspended Saturday. He is suspended for the first three games of the regular season for a hit on Chiefs running back Anthony Sherman during a preseason game. Burfict is considered a repeat offender of rules pertaining to player safety.
08/28/17 - LB Vontaze Burfict faces a five-game suspension for an illegal hit on Chiefs FB Anthony Sherman in a preseason game, per multiple reports.
Burfict, who is considered a repeat offender, hit Sherman while the running back was in a defenseless position on a pass play during the first quarter on Aug. 19. Alex Smith's intended pass for tight end Travis Kelce was not close in proximity to the unsuspecting Sherman, who was leveled by Burfict. The NFL expanded its rules in the offseason to prevent defenseless players from taking shots above their shoulders.
Burfict will appeal the suspension and have a hearing next week, ESPN reported.
12/28/16 - LB Vontaze Burfict remains in concussion protocol and his status for Sunday's game against the Baltimore Ravens is not certain. Burfict was inactive for last week's game at Houston. Burfict ranks second on the team in tackles despite being suspended for the first three games of the season.
12/21/16 - LB Vontaze Burfict passed concussion protocol during last Sunday's game but reported symptoms this week was held out of practice Wednesday. Burfict will now be evaluated from both team and independent doctors to see if he can get cleared in time to face the Houston Texans on Saturday night. Burfict came out after taking a helmet-to-helmet hit from Pittsburgh Steelers guard David DeCastro in the first half. He was checked for a concussion but played in the second half of the Bengals' 24-20 loss to the Steelers.