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Bengals | Week 17 inactives for Cincy

Sun, 01 Jan 2017 08:42:48 -0800

The Cincinnati Bengals have declared OG Christian Westerman, DL DeShawn Williams, WR Jake Kumerow, QB Jeff Driskel, RB Jeremy Hill, TE Tyler Kroft, LB Vontaze Burfict inactive for Week 17.

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Bengals | Friday injury report for Cincinnati

Fri, 30 Dec 2016 13:44:10 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals WR A.J. Green (hamstring) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 30, and has been ruled out for Week 17. TE Tyler Kroft (ankle, knee) and LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion, knee) did not practice and are listed as doubtful. DE Will Clarke (ribs), CB Adam Jones (ankle), LB Vincent Rey (hamstring), OT Andrew Whitworth (biceps) and SS Shawn Williams (rib) fully participated in practice and are not on the injury report.

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Bengals | Thursday injury report for Bengals

Thu, 29 Dec 2016 12:21:27 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion, knee), WR A.J. Green (hamstring), TE Tyler Kroft (ankle, knee) and CB Joshua Shaw (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 29. DE Will Clarke (ribs), CB Adam Jones (ankle), OT Cedric Ogbuehi (shoulder), LB Vincent Rey (hamstring), OT Andrew Whitworth (biceps) and SS Shawn Williams (rib) were limited during practice.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict out for finale

Thu, 29 Dec 2016 07:27:15 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion) won't play in Week 17, according to a source.

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Bengals | Cincinnati's Wednesday injury report

Wed, 28 Dec 2016 13:22:47 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion, knee), WR A.J. Green (hamstring) and TE Tyler Kroft (ankle, knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 28. DE Will Clarke (ribs), CB Adam Jones (ankle), LB Vincent Rey (hamstring) and OT Andrew Whitworth (biceps) were limited during practice.

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Bengals | Cincinnati inactives for Week 16

Sat, 24 Dec 2016 16:02:52 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals OG Clint Boling (shoulder), LB Vontaze Burfict (knee, concussion), QB Jeff Driskel, TE Tyler Eifert (back), WR A.J. Green (hamstring), TE Tyler Kroft (ankle, knee) and CB KeiVarae Russell are inactive for Week 16 against the Houston Texans.

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Bengals | Friday injury report for Bengals

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 13:56:42 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals OG Clint Boling (shoulder), LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion, knee) and TE Tyler Kroft (ankle, knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 23, and have been ruled out for Week 16. DE Michael Johnson (shoulder) fully participated in practice and is listed as questionable. DE Wallace Gilberry (calf), LB Vincent Rey (hamstring), DT Pat Sims (hip) and WR James Wright (knee) fully participated in practice and are not on the injury report.

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Bengals | Thursday practice report for Cincinnati

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 18:58:36 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals OG Clint Boling (shoulder), LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion, knee) and TE Tyler Kroft (ankle, knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 22. DE Wallace Gilberry (calf), DE Michael Johnson (shoulder), LB Vincent Rey (hamstring), DT Pat Sims (hip) and WR James Wright (knee) were limited participants.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict unlikely to play

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 06:38:53 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion) is unlikely to play in Week 16 due to a concussion, according to a source. The Bengals verified Burfict successfully passed concussion protocol tests at halftime in Week 15 by both the team doctor and an independent neurologist on site. Upon returning to the facilities this week, he self-reported the concussion.

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Bengals | Wednesday injury report for Bengals

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 15:23:59 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals OG Clint Boling (shoulder), LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion, knee), WR Alex Erickson (non-injury) and TE Tyler Kroft (ankle, knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 21. DE Wallace Gilberry (calf), DE Michael Johnson (shoulder), LB Vincent Rey (hamstring), DT Pat Sims (hip) and WR James Wright (knee) were limited during practice.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict may have concussion

Sun, 18 Dec 2016 11:17:59 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (head) left the game early in Week 15 and is being evaluated for a possible concussion.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict fined

Sat, 26 Nov 2016 06:51:49 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict was fined $12,154 by the National Football League for unsportsmanlike conduct in Week 11's game against the Buffalo Bills. Burfict flipped both of his middle fingers towards the stands late in the fourth quarter of what turned out to be a 16-12 home loss.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict suffers minor injury

Sun, 20 Nov 2016 10:23:20 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (neck) suffered a neck injury in Week 11 but is considered probable to return.

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Bengals | Friday practice report for Cincinnati

Fri, 11 Nov 2016 17:22:26 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Rey Maualuga (leg) did not practice Friday, Nov. 11. LB Vontaze Burfict (thigh), DE Michael Johnson (calf), DT Pat Sims (ribs) and WR James Wright (hamstring) took part in a limited practice.

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Bengals | Thursday injury report for Bengals

Thu, 10 Nov 2016 14:24:09 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Rey Maualuga (fibula), DT Domata Peko (non-injury) and WR James Wright (hamstring) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 10. LB Vontaze Burfict (thigh), DE Michael Johnson (calf) and DT Pat Sims (ribs) were limited.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict returns to game

Sun, 30 Oct 2016 08:09:32 -0700

Updating a previous report, Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (knee) was able to return to the team's Week 8 game after missing some time because of a knee injury.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict questionable to return

Sun, 30 Oct 2016 06:34:06 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (knee) is questionable to return to Week 8's game against the Washington Redskins because of a right knee injury.

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Bengals | Friday injury report for Cincinnati

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 17:25:46 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (non-injury) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 28, but is not on the injury report. OG Clint Boling (shoulder), LB Marquis Flowers (groin), CB Dre Kirkpatrick (groin), OT Andrew Whitworth (concussion) WR James Wright (knee) fully participated in practice and are not on the injury report.

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Bengals | Thursday practice report for Cincinnati

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:29:46 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (non-injury) and WR James Wright (knee) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 27. OT Andrew Whitworth (concussion) was a limited participant, and OG Clint Boling (shoulder), CB Dre Kirkpatrick (groin) and LB Marquis Flowers (groin) were full participants.

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Bengals | Cincinnati's Friday injury report

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:50:01 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals C Russell Bodine (ankle), OG Clint Boling (shoulder), LB Vontaze Burfict (ankle), DT Pat Sims (neck) and WR James Wright (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 21, and are not on the injury report for Week 7.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict carted off

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 19:00:14 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (ankle) left practice on a cart Wednesday, Oct. 19, due to an ankle injury. However, the injury is not believed to be serious.

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Bengals | Wednesday injury report for Cincinnati

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:21:05 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals C Russell Bodine (ankle), OG Clint Boling (shoulder), DT Domata Peko (non-injury), DT Pat Sims (neck) and OT Andrew Whitworth (non-injury) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 19. LB Vontaze Burfict (ankle) was limited during practice.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict fined

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 07:48:55 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict was fined $75,000 for misconduct during the Week 6 game against the New England Patriots.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict's hit to be reviewed

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 17:16:59 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict's hit on New England Patriots TE Martellus Bennett in Week 6 will be reviewed. Burfict is not expected to be suspended, but he is expected to be fined, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict activated

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:43:35 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict was activated from the suspended list Thursday, Sept. 29, and will play against the Miami Dolphins in Week 4.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict on restriction

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:56:46 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict will play 25 to 35 snaps Thursday, Sept. 29, in Week 4.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict returning

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 07:31:51 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict is eligible to return from his three-game suspension in Week 4.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict dealt with injury

Sat, 06 Aug 2016 07:03:51 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (foot) started training camp on the Non-Football Injury list because of a minor foot injury but said his foot now feels healthy.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict placed on NFI list

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:16:03 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (undisclosed) was placed on the Non-Football Injury list Thursday, July 28.

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Bengals | No preseason for Vontaze Burfict

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 12:36:51 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (knee) will not play in the preseason, according to head coach Marvin Lewis. Burfict will serve a three-game suspension to start the 2016 regular season.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict to change style of play

Tue, 23 Feb 2016 09:33:04 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict said he needs to change his style of play after being suspended for the first three games of the 2016 season for a hit he put on Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown in the playoffs. "I play hard. Sometimes it gets me in trouble," Burfict said. "My style of play is aggressive, and (the game has) changed, and I have to change with it, and that play right there, I think if I wasn't number 55, I wouldn't have got flagged."

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict's suspension upheld

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:43:25 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict's three-game suspension was upheld Thursday, Feb. 11, according to a source.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict to meet with commissioner

Tue, 12 Jan 2016 13:27:11 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict will meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell regarding Burfict's three-game suspension, according to a source. Burfict wants to meet with Goodell at league headquarters in New York City in an attempt to reduce his suspension. Burfict was suspended for a hit on Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown in their wild-card game last weekend. If the ban is upheld, it will cost Burfict $502,941 out of his 2016 base salary.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict suspended three games

Mon, 11 Jan 2016 16:51:55 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict has been suspended for the first three games of the 2016 regular season for repeated violations of the player safety rules. Burfict will appeal the suspension, according to his agent.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict may be suspended

Sun, 10 Jan 2016 11:39:28 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict could face a suspension for a hit on Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown in their wild-card game Saturday, Jan. 9. Burfict was penalized for the hit and Brown suffered a concussion.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict could be fined

Sun, 10 Jan 2016 07:25:31 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict is expected to be fined by the National Football League for his hit on Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown during the AFC wild-card game Saturday, Jan. 9.

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Bengals | Saturday status report for Week 16

Sat, 26 Dec 2015 11:56:11 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals S George Iloka (groin) did not practice Saturday, Dec. 26, and is listed as doubtful for Week 16. LB Vontaze Burfict (knee), OT Jake Fisher (concussion), LB Emmanuel Lamur (hamstring) and LB Vincent Rey (hamstring) participated fully and are listed as probable.

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Bengals | Friday Bengals report

Fri, 25 Dec 2015 08:50:02 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals QB Andy Dalton (thumb) didn't practice Friday, Dec. 25, and has already been ruled out for Week 16. S George Iloka (groin) was also out of practice. LB Vontaze Burfict (knee), OT Jake Fisher (concussion), LB Emmanuel Lamur (hamstring) and LB Vincent Rey (hamstring) practiced in full.

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Bengals | Thursday practice report for Week 16

Thu, 24 Dec 2015 13:11:42 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (knee), TE Tyler Eifert (concussion) and S George Iloka (groin) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 24. LBs Emmanuel Lamur (hamstring) and Vincent Rey (hamstring) were limited. OT Jake Fisher (concussion) participated fully.

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Bengals | Friday injury report for Week 15

Fri, 18 Dec 2015 13:04:43 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals QB Andy Dalton (thumb), OT Jake Fisher (concussion) and FS George Iloka (groin) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 18, and have been ruled out for the Week 15 game against the San Francisco 49ers. C Russell Bodine (finger), LB Vontaze Burfict (knee), CB Leon Hall (back), DE Michael Johnson (back), CB Adam Jones (foot), CB Dre Kirkpatrick (knee) and OT Andrew Whitworth (knee) fully participated in practice and are listed as probable.

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Bengals | Thursday practice report for Week 15

Thu, 17 Dec 2015 14:41:03 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (knee), OT Jake Fisher (concussion) and FS George Iloka (groin) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 17. CB Leon Hall (back), CB Adam Jones (foot) and CB Dre Kirkpatrick (knee) were limited during practice, while DE Michael Johnson (back), OT Andrew Whitworth (knee) and C Russell Bodine (finger) fully participated in practice.

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Bengals | Wednesday practice report for Week 15

Wed, 16 Dec 2015 15:20:01 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals QB Andy Dalton (thumb) has been ruled out for Week 15 against the San Francisco 49ers. OT Jake Fisher (concussion), CB Leon Hall (back), S George Iloka (groin) and DE Michael Johnson (back) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 16. C Russell Bodine (finger), LB Vontaze Burfict (knee), CB Adam Jones (foot) and OT Andrew Whitworth (knee) were limited.

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Bengals | George Iloka, Vontaze Burfict injured

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 10:56:44 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals FS George Iloka (groin) and LB Vontaze Burfict (neck) suffered injuries during the team's Week 14 game. Iloka is considered doubtful to return, while Burfict is considered probable to return.

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Bengals | Friday injury report for Week 14

Fri, 11 Dec 2015 11:08:14 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals OT Jake Fisher (concussion) and CB Adam Jones (foot) are doubtful for Week 14 against the Pittsburgh Steelers. WR Mario Alford (non-injury), CB Leon Hall (back) and S George Iloka (groin) are questionable, while OG Clint Boling (neck), FB Ryan Hewitt (knee), CB Dre Kirkpatrick (knee) and CB Joshua Shaw (back) are probable. Alford, Fisher and Jones didn't practice Friday, Dec. 11. Iloka was limited, while the others practiced in full. LB Vontaze Burfict (non-injury) and OT Andrew Whitworth (non-injury) were removed from the list.

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Bengals | Thursday practice report for Week 14

Thu, 10 Dec 2015 14:34:19 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals WR Mario Alford (non-injury), LB Vontaze Burfict (non-injury), FS George Iloka (groin) and CB Adam Jones (foot) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 10. CB Leon Hall (back) was limited during practice, while OG Clint Boling (neck), FB Ryan Hewitt (knee), CB Dre Kirkpatrick (knee) and CB Joshua Shaw (back) fully participated in practice.

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Bengals | Friday injury report for Week 13

Fri, 04 Dec 2015 11:48:32 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals CB Chris Lewis-Harris (ribs) is doubtful for Week 13 against the Cleveland Browns. CB Leon Hall (back), S George Iloka (groin) and CB Adam Jones (foot) are questionable, while LB Vontaze Burfict (knee), CB Dre Kirkpatrick (ankle) and LB Emmanuel Lamur (ankle) are probable. Iloka and Lewis-Harris didn't practice Friday, Dec. 4. Hall, Jones and Kirkpatrick were limited, while Burfict and Lamur practiced in full. OT Andrew Whitworth (non-injury) was taken off the report.

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Bengals | Week 13 Thursday practice report

Thu, 03 Dec 2015 15:28:41 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals CB Leon Hall (back), S George Iloka (groin), CB Adam Jones (foot) and CB Chris Lewis-Harris (ribs) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 3. LBs Vontaze Burfict (knee) and Emmanuel Lamur (ankle) were limited.

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Bengals | Friday Week 12 status report

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 11:42:45 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals CB Adam Jones (foot) and DT Pat Sims (knee) are listed as questionable for Week 12. LB Vontaze Burfict (knee), CB Dre Kirkpatrick (knee), OT Andre Smith (thigh) and S Shawn Williams (ankle) are listed as probable.

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Bengals | Thursday practice report for Week 12

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 13:13:18 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals CB Darqueze Dennard (shoulder) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 26. CB Adam Jones (foot), LB Vontaze Burfict (knee) and DT Pat Sims (knee) were limited during practice. CB Leon Hall (non-injury), OT Andrew Whitworth (non-injury), CB Dre Kirkpatrick (knee), OT Andre Smith (thigh) and SS Shawn Williams (ankle) fully participated in practice.

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Bengals | Wednesday practice report for Week 12

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 15:25:06 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals CB Darqueze Dennard (shoulder) has been ruled out for Week 12. CBs Leon Hall (non-injury), Adam Jones (foot) and OT Andrew Whitworth (non-injury) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 25. LB Vontaze Burfict (knee), CB Dre Kirkpatrick (knee), DT Pat Sims (knee), OT Andre Smith (thigh) and S Shawn Williams (ankle) were limited.

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