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VONTAZE BURFICT RUMORS

Bengals cautious, but hopeful for Vontaze Burfict's return

The Cincinnati Bengals are taking it very slow with linebacker Vontaze Burfict as he recovers from offseason microfracture knee surgery.Burfict is chomping at the bit to get back on the practice field, according to defensive coordinator Paul Guenther, but the Bengals are taking a conservative approach. Plus, once Burfict takes the practice field, he's no longer eligible for the physically...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Vontaze Burfict spotted at Bengals practice

Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict made his first public appearance at training camp, working out on the side during Monday's practice.  Burfict hasn't been absent from the practice field the first four sessions as he recovers from microfracture knee surgery. He was seen working with trainers doing short sprints and bungee cord workouts. "He's progressing good," defensive coordinator...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Vontaze Burfict accused of trying to injure Panthers players

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict had a rather eventful day during the Bengals’ 37-37 tie against the Panthers on Sunday. Burfict was flagged multiple times on unnecessary roughness penalties. Then, he had to leave the game after a collision that left him with a head injury. Burfict eventually returned and made his presence felt in a way that had the Panthers calling foul...
Via No Guts, No Glory
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

NOW president wants NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to resign

The president of the National Organization for Women, Terry O’Neil, believes NFL commissioner Roger Goodell should resign for failing to act against domestic violence. O’Neil’s statement: The NFL has lost its way.  It doesn’t have a Ray Rice problem; it has a violence against women problem. According to FiveThirtyEight.com, the relative arrest rate of NFL players is...
Via Sports-Glory
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals Sign Vontaze Burfict To Four-Year, $20 Million Deal

The Cincinnati Bengals have reportedly signed linebacker Vontaze Burfict to a four-year, $20 million contract extension. LB Vontaze Burfict’s extension with Bengals is a four-year, $20 million deal, including $7.6 million this year. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 20, 2014 Photo Credit: CincinnatiBengals.com Burfict, 23, proved to be an outstanding undrafted gem from the...
Via Gridiron Grit
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals, Burfict agree to contract extension

ESPN Adam Caplan, citing a league source, reports that the Cincinnati Bengals have reached an agreement with LB Vontaze Burfict on a multi-year contract extension. Burfict, 23, wound up going undrafted out of Arizona State back in 2012 due to numerous concerns, but he has quickly developed into the Bengals best linebacker, and surprisingly led the NFL tackles last season. Burfict...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Burfict ready for new role for Bengals

CINCINNATI -- The art of tackling is a football essential. If you can't tackle, the opposing team tends to score a lot of points against you. Duh. No one in the NFL made more tackles last season than Vontaze Burfict. The Bengals linebacker made 171 tackles by the official count of the league statisticians. Coaches like to keep their own count after watching film. They usually tend...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Big payday in order for Burfict?

Plenty has been made about the negotiations between the Bengals and quarterback Andy Dalton over a contract extension -- but how about linebacker Vontaze Burfict, who's making less than $1 million a season at the moment? Paul Dehner Jr. of the Cincinnati Enquirer talked with a former agent, Joel Corry, about how much Burfict could garner on the open market: "Burfict ranks among the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals vs. San Diego Week 13 injury update

The Cincinnati Bengals (7-4) travel to San Diego to face the Chargers (5-6) at Qualcomm Stadium for a 4:25 pm (ET) showdown Sunday on the west coast. Unlike Cincinnati’s other professional sports team the Reds, the Bengals have been a little more respectable by the Pacific with a .500 record since 2000 when facing the Chargers away. The Bengals have had time to treat some wounds...
Via isportsweb.com
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengal Vontaze Burfict bidding for 2013 defensive player of the year

There are NFL players that have raw talent that stun head coaches just as much as the fans. There are players with immense skill and knowledge, that although lack the physical tools, throw distant smirks at their opponents who are picking up their cleats and jaws 30 yards back. Bengals’ head coach Marvin Lewis took a chance on Vontaze Burfict in 2012. Burfict has rewarded him with...
Via isportsweb.com
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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