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10/04/17 - LB Vontaze Burfict's track record for on-field infractions isn't good. But, his unsportsmanlike penalty in Sunday's game at Cleveland remains a head-scratcher for the Bengals.
Burfict appeared to hit Browns QB DeShone Kizer square with the shoulder pads as he released a pass that was intercepted. "I thought he hit him square," defensive coordinator Paul Guenther said. "I couldn't draw it up any more. They said he fell on top of him. I don't know. I don't know. It is a good play. It took away an interception." Burfict was suspended three games to begin this season for an illegal hit during a preseason game.
10/02/17 - LB Vontaze Burfict returned to action Sunday following a three-game suspension and finished with four tackles.
Head coach Marvin Lewis said Burfict was able to keep his wind despite missing so much time, but expects him to begin carrying a full workload beginning Sunday vs. Buffalo. "The weather was great for that," Lewis said. "I think he will be ready to go full bore (Sunday)."
10/01/17 - LB Vontaze Burfict returned from a three-game suspension to start for the Bengals and drew a roughing the passer penalty in the third quarter of Sunday's game against the Browns.
09/25/17 - LB Vontaze Burfict today was granted by the NFL a three-day roster exemption, which allows him to return to team activities after serving a league suspension for Games 1-3.
Burfict (6-1, 255) is a sixth-year player. His exemption expires at 4 p.m. Thursday.
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.