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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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Bengals | Cincy Week 11 injury report

Fri, 20 Nov 2015 15:06:51 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals DE Michael Johnson (back), CB Adam Jones (foot) and DT Pat Sims (knee) are doubtful for Week 11 against the Arizona Cardinals. LB Vontaze Burfict (knee), DE Carlos Dunlap (shoulder), OT Andre Smith (concussion) and S Shawn Williams (ankle) are probable. Johnson, Jones and Sims didn't practice Friday, Nov. 20. Burfict, Dunlap, Smith and Williams practiced in full.

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Bengals | Week 11 Thursday practice report

Thu, 19 Nov 2015 16:03:56 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals DE Michael Johnson (back), CB Adam Jones (foot) and DT Pat Sims (knee) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 19. LB Vontaze Burfict (knee) was limited. DE Carlos Dunlap (shoulder), OT Andre Smith (concussion) and S Shawn Williams participated fully.

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Bengals | Wednesday practice report for Week 11

Wed, 18 Nov 2015 14:12:59 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals CB Adam Jones (foot), DT Pat Sims (knee) and OT Andrew Whitworth (non-injury) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 18. LB Vontaze Burfict (knee), DE Carlos Dunlap (shoulder), CB Leon Hall (non-injury), OT Andre Smith (concussion) and S Shawn Williams (ankle) were limited.

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Bengals | Saturday status report for Week 10

Sat, 14 Nov 2015 12:55:48 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals OT Andre Smith (concussion) has been ruled out for Week 10. LBs Vontaze Burfict (knee) and Rey Maualuga (calf) and OG Kevin Zeitler (ankle) are listed as probable.

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Bengals | Friday practice report for Week 10

Fri, 13 Nov 2015 12:59:46 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals P Kevin Huber (non-injury) and OT Andre Smith (concussion) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 13. Vontaze Burfict (knee) was limited during practice, while LB Rey Maualuga (calf) and G Kevin Zeitler (ankle) fully participated in practice.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict avoids serious injury

Thu, 05 Nov 2015 21:50:17 -0800

Updating a previous story, Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (knee) was able to return against the Cleveland Browns in Week 9 after exiting with a knee injury.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict injures knee

Thu, 05 Nov 2015 18:22:46 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (knee) exited against the Cleveland Browns in Week 9 and is questionable to return.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict has successful return

Mon, 02 Nov 2015 09:20:44 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict had a big impact in his return to action in Week 8 against the Pittsburgh Steelers, tying for second on the team with five tackles.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict will play

Sat, 31 Oct 2015 09:25:20 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (knee) will be able to play against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 8.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict added to roster

Sat, 31 Oct 2015 08:28:56 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict was activated from the Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list Saturday, Oct. 31. The team also released WR Greg Little.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict has good chance to play

Fri, 30 Oct 2015 09:27:34 -0700

Updating a previous item, Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (knee) has "a good chance" to play in Week 8 against the Pittsburgh Steelers, although he will be a game-time decision.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict a game-time call

Fri, 30 Oct 2015 07:35:18 -0700

Updating previous reports, Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (knee) will likely be a game-time decision for Week 8 and could play in a limited role, according to a source.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict close to 100%

Thu, 29 Oct 2015 14:29:28 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (knee) said he didn't feel any rust in his return to practice Thursday, Oct. 29, going through football activities for the first time in roughly a year. Burfict said he isn't quite 100% healthy but is getting closer. He isn't sure how long it'll take him to get back to 100% but said he'd consider playing in a game before he gets there. However, defensive coordinator Paul Guenther said he wouldn't play Burfict unless he was 100%.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict unlikely to play in Week 8

Thu, 29 Oct 2015 09:06:52 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (knee) is unlikely to be ready for the Week 8 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, and it's more reasonable that he could play in a limited role against the Cleveland Browns on Nov. 5. Burfict remains on the Physically Unable to Perform list, and he can practice for the next 21 days without counting against the active roster. He can be activated and moved to the active roster at any time during the 21-day window. Burfict went to Los Angeles earlier this week for a final evaluation on his knee.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict cleared to practice

Thu, 29 Oct 2015 07:36:20 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (knee) has been cleared to resume practicing Thursday, Oct. 29.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict placed on PUP list

Sat, 05 Sep 2015 10:33:08 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (knee) was placed on the Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list Saturday, Sept. 5. He will miss at least the first six weeks of the season.

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Bengals | Hope Vontaze Burfict can play in preseason

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:39:06 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (knee) is currently on the Physically Unable to Perform list, but the team is hoping he can return to the field in time to play in the third preseason game so he can prepare for Week 1.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict to go on PUP list

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:23:19 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (knee) will begin training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list, according to a source.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict is a question mark

Wed, 24 Jun 2015 17:57:48 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (knee) is working his way back from microfracture surgery on his knee and is viewed as a question mark heading into training camp.

Fantasy Tip: Burfict has been a tackling machine for fantasy owners in leagues which use individual defensive players (IDPs). However, monitor his progress in training camp and the preseason closely, as it isn't guaranteed he'll be ready for Week 1.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict has work to do

Tue, 26 May 2015 13:59:04 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (knee) will be rehabilitating throughout the summer and has a long road to recovery ahead of him, according to head coach Marvin Lewis. Burfict is recovering from surgery on his left knee.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict's status uncertain

Fri, 22 May 2015 11:43:13 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict's (knee) status for the start of training camp is uncertain at this point. Burfict hopes to be ready for camp and does not want to be placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict had microfracture surgery

Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:15:25 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (knee) is recovering from microfracture surgery on his left knee, and the surgeon who operated on him is hoping that he will be at full strength in time for training camp. "I don't see any reason, if this thing heals like we want and we think it will, why he won't be back like he was," Dr. Neal ElAttrache said. "Microfracture has a bad connotation, but there are plenty of guys who have come back and been able to play like before. But it's not really news when it works out." Burfict is expected to heal rapidly since his knee was in good shape structurally. He'll be on crutches for six weeks before he can start conditioning his knee, and he'll be able to run after three months.

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Bengals | Cincy plans on healthy Vontaze Burfict

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 18:00:06 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (knee) has had knee surgery, head coach Marvin Lewis confirmed Wednesday, Jan. 21. While there has been concern Burfict might have to begin the 2015 season on the physically-unable-to-perform (PUP) list and miss the first six weeks, Lewis said the plan is he'll be back for the season.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict expected to be ready for camp

Mon, 05 Jan 2015 15:42:25 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (knee) is expected to be ready for training camp next season, according to defensive coordinator Paul Guenther. Burfict is still considering whether he will undergo surgery on his knee.

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