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VONTAZE BURFICT RUMORS

Cincinnati Bengals: Burfict's Bum Knee

Just two months after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery and being placed on the PUP list, Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict underwent microfracture knee surgery on the same troublesome knee. Football fans hear the word microfracture and think it spells doom for a player’s career, but this is not always the case.Historically, this is a surgery that is quite difficult...
Via Pro Football Spot
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals Injury Update: Vontaze Burfict placed on IR, could need more surgery

The Cincinnati Bengals placed linebacker Vontaze Burfict on the IR Tuesday with a lingering knee injury. "LB Vontaze Burfict Bengals" by Navin75 - Flickr: LB Vontaze Burfict. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons. Vontaze Burfict was placed on season-ending injured reserve after his knee had not fully healed following the October 29th surgery. According to head coach...
Via NFL Injury Report
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals: Three keys to defeating the Indianapolis Colts

The Cincinnati Bengals will take their uncharacteristically struggling defense into Indianapolis on Sunday to face the No. 1 offense in the NFL, the Indianapolis Colts. The Bengals gave up 37 points to the Carolina Panthers last week in a 37-37 tie. The week before, they surrendered 43 points to New England in a loss. A reeling defense is good news for Andrew Luck and the Colts...
Via isportsweb.com
October 17, 2014  |  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, 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
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