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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict did not suffer concussion

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:50:46 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (neck) did not suffer a concussion in the team's Week 7 game but did suffer a neck injury, according to a team official. Burfict has suffered two concussions this season and has been able to finish only on game this season.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict will be fine

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:09:29 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (neck) will be fine despite the neck injury he suffered in Week 7, according to head coach Marvin Lewis.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict has cervical strain

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 20:06:42 -0700

Updating a previous report, Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (neck) suffered a cervical strain in the Week 7 game against the Indianapolis Colts.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict injury update

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 11:38:11 -0700

Updating a previous report, Cincinnati Bengals WR Vontaze Burfict (neck) is now considered doubtful to return to the team's Week 7 game after suffering a neck injury.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict injured

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 11:17:24 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (neck) suffered a neck injury in Week 7 and is considered questionable to return.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict to appeal fine

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 11:34:07 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict will appeal his $25,000 fine, according to a league source.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict fined $25,000

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:24:32 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict has been fined $25,000 for twisting the ankles of Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton and TE Greg Olsen during the team's Week 6 game, according to sources. The NFL sees Burfict as a repeat offender and will summon him to their offices if he performs another illegal act on the field.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict accused of trying to hurt players

Mon, 13 Oct 2014 17:42:14 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict was called out by Carolina Panthers TE Greg Olsen Monday, Oct. 13. Olsen said Burfict was intentionally trying to injure him and QB Cam Newton following touchdowns in Sunday's tie. Video shows Burfict twisting and "cranking" the ankles of both players after they scored. "Punishment needs to go beyond a fine," Olsen said. "Guys like that don't learn from that stuff. He's been fined 100 times for head-hunting, and he did it to (WR Kelvin Benjamin) again. You watch the film; that's just what he is."

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict returns

Sun, 12 Oct 2014 11:00:31 -0700

Updating a previous report, Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (head) has returned to the team's Week 6 game after missing some time because of a head injury.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict leaves game

Sun, 12 Oct 2014 10:53:03 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (head) left the game early in Week 6 because of a head injury and is considered questionable to return.

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Bengals | Friday injury report

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:17:49 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals OG Kevin Zeitler (calf) and DT Brandon Thompson (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 10, and are listed as doubtful. LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion), FS George Iloka (abdomen), LB Rey Maualuga (shoulder), OG Mike Pollak (knee) and LB Vincent Rey (calf) fully participated in practice and are listed as probable.

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Bengals | Thursday practice report for Week 6

Thu, 09 Oct 2014 12:53:36 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals DE Victor Adeyanju (non-injury), OG Clint Boling (non-injury), DT Brandon Thompson (knee) and OG Kevin Zeitler (calf) all did not practice Thursday, Oct. 10. S George Iloka (abdomen), LB Rey Maualuga (shoulder) and LB Vincent Rey (calf) were all limited in practice. LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion) and OG Mike Pollak (knee) fully practiced.

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Bengals | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 08 Oct 2014 14:14:21 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals OG Mike Pollak (knee), LB Vincent Rey (calf) and DT Brandon Thompson (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 8. S George Iloka (abdomen), LB Rey Maualuga (shoulder) and OG Kevin Zeitler (calf) were limited, while LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion) practiced in full.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict practicing

Wed, 08 Oct 2014 10:52:17 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion) is participating in practice Wednesday, Oct. 8. Burfict has missed the last two games because of a concussion.

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Bengals | Week 5 Inactives

Sun, 05 Oct 2014 16:15:59 -0700

The Cincinnati Bengals have declared DL Brandon Thompson, CB Chris Lewis-Harris, OG Kevin Zeitler, WR Marvin Jones, RB Rex Burkhead, LB Vontaze Burfict, DL Will Clarke inactive for Week 5.

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Bengals | Friday injury report

Fri, 03 Oct 2014 12:55:41 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals DT Brandon Thompson (knee) has been ruled out for Week 5 against the New England Patriots. LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion) and OG Kevin Zeitler (calf) are doubtful. DE Margus Hunt (shoulder) is questionable, while RB Rex Burkhead (knee), DE Robert Geathers (toe), S George Iloka (abdomen), LB Emmanuel Lamur (concussion) and OG Mike Pollak (knee) are probable. Burfict, Thompson and Zeitler didn't practice Friday, Oct. 3. Hunt was limited, while the others were full participants.

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Bengals | Thursday practice report

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 17:18:57 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals OG Clint Boling (veteran's day off), OT Andrew Whitworth (veteran's day off), LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion), DT Brandon Thompson (knee) and OG Kevin Zeitler (calf) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 2. DE Robert Geathers (toe) and DE Margus Hunt (shoulder) were limited participants, and RB Rex Burkhead (knee), FS George Iloka (abdomen), LB Emmanuel Lamur (concussion), OG Mike Pollak (knee) and LB Sean Porter (hamstring) were full participants.

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Bengals | Wednesday's injury report

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:12:03 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion), DE Robert Geathers (toe), DE Margus Hunt (shoulder), OG Mike Pollak (knee), DT Brandon Thompson (knee) and OG Kevin Zeitler (calf) were unable to practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. FS George Iloka (abdomen) was listed as a limited participant, while RB Rex Burkhead (knee), LB Emmanuel Lamur (concussion) and LB Sean Porter (hamstring) were full participants.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict expected to play

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:26:04 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion) did not practice Monday, Sept. 29, but is expected to play in the team's Week 5 game, according to head coach Marvin Lewis.

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Bengals | Week 3 Inactives

Sun, 21 Sep 2014 08:40:55 -0700

The Cincinnati Bengals have declared DL Brandon Thompson, CB Chris Lewis-Harris, OG Kevin Zeitler, WR Marvin Jones, RB Rex Burkhead, LB Sean Porter, LB Vontaze Burfict inactive for Week 3.

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Bengals | Friday injury report

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:32:49 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals WR Marvin Jones (foot) and TE Alex E. Smith (biceps) have been ruled out for Week 3. LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion), RB Rex Burkhead (knee), LB Sean Porter (hamstring), DT Brandon Thompson (knee) and OG Kevin Zeitler (calf) are listed as doubtful. OG Mike Pollak (knee), OT Andrew Whitworth (knee) and SS Shawn Williams (groin) are listed as probable. Pollak, Whitworth and Williams fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 19, while the other players did not participate in practice.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict unlikely to play

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:40:00 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion) looks unlikely to play in Week 3 against the Tennessee Titans after leaving each of the first two games of the year with concussions. He appears to be in the early stages of the concussion protocol, which would leave him unavailable for Sunday's game.

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Bengals | Thursday practice report

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:04:04 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals OG Clint Boling (rest), LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion), RB Rex Burkhead (knee), LB Sean Porter (hamstring), DT Brandon Thompson (knee) and OG Kevin Zeitler (calf) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 18. S Shawn Williams (groin) was limited, while OG Mike Pollak (knee) and OT Andrew Whitworth (knee) practiced in full.

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Bengals | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:55:12 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion), RB Rex Burkhead (knee), OG Mike Pollak (knee), LB Sean Porter (hamstring), DT Brandon Thompson (knee), OT Andrew Whitworth (knee), OG Kevin Zeitler (calf), WR Marvin Jones (foot) and TE Alex E. Smith (biceps) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. SS Shawn Williams (groin) was limited during practice.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict has a concussion

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:03:44 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion) was diagnosed with a concussion Wednesday, Sept. 17, and did not participate in practice.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict hurt again

Sun, 14 Sep 2014 18:12:36 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (neck) left the Week 2 game against the Atlanta Falcons due to a pinched nerve in his neck.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict cleared to play

Sun, 14 Sep 2014 07:05:02 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion) has been cleared to play in Week 2.

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Bengals | Friday injury report

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:06:21 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals WR Marvin Jones (foot) has been ruled out for Week 2. RB Rex Burkhead (knee) and LB Sean Porter (hamstring) are listed as doubtful. LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion) is listed as questionable, while DT Geno Atkins (feet), CB Darqueze Dennard (hip), DE Carlos Dunlap (hamstring), DE Margus Hunt (ribs), OG Mike Pollak (knee), OT Andre Smith (shoulder) and WR James Wright (concussion) are listed as probable. Jones, Burkhead and Porter did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 12. Burfict was limited during practice, while the other players fully participated in practice.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict back on the field

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:42:06 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion) was back on the field and looked to be a full-go in practice Friday, Sept. 12.

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Bengals | Thursday practice report

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:44:57 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion), RB Rex Burkhead (knee) and LB Sean Porter (hamstring) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 11. DT Geno Atkins (feet) and DE Carlos Dunlap (hamstring) were limited, while CB Darqueze Dennard (hip), DE Margus Hunt (ribs), OG Mike Pollak (knee), OT Andre Smith (shoulder) and WR James Wright (concussion) practiced in full.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict sitting out

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:17:40 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion) is not participating in practice Thursday, Sept. 11.

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Bengals | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:05:44 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals WR Marvin Jones (foot) has been ruled out for Week 2 against the Atlanta Falcons. DT Geno Atkins (feet), LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion), RB Rex Burkhead (knee), OG Mike Pollak (knee) and LB Sean Porter (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 10. DE Carlos Dunlap (hamstring) and OT Andre Smith (shoulder) were limited, while CB Darqueze Dennard (hip), DE Margus Hunt (ribs) and WR James Wright (concussion) practiced in full.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict injury update

Sun, 07 Sep 2014 12:44:49 -0700

Updating a previous report, Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion) suffered a concussion Week 1 and will not return to the game.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict injured

Sun, 07 Sep 2014 11:36:47 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (head) left the game early Week 1 after a hit to the head. His return to the game is considered questionable.

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Bengals | Friday injury report for Week 1

Fri, 05 Sep 2014 12:45:57 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Sean Porter (hamstring) and WR James Wright (concussion) both did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 5, and are doubtful for Week 1. CB Darqueze Dennard (hip) did not participate and is questionable. OG Mike Pollak (knee) was limited in practice and is probable. LB Vontaze Burfict (hamstring), RB Cedric Peerman (hip), and OT Andre Smith (concussion) all fully practiced and are probable.

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Bengals | Thursday practice report

Thu, 04 Sep 2014 13:24:08 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals OG Clint Boling (rest), LB Sean Porter (hamstring), OT Andrew Whitworth (rest) and WR James Wright (concussion) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 4. LB Vontaze Burfict (heat) and CB Darqueze Dennard (hip) were limited, while RB Cedric Peerman (hip), OG Mike Pollak (knee) and OT Andre Smith (concussion) practiced in full.

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Bengals | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 03 Sep 2014 13:44:03 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals RB Rex Burkhead (knee) and WR Marvin Jones (foot) have both been ruled out for the team's Week 1 game. LB Sean Porter (hamstring), WR James Wright (concussion) and OG Mike Pollak (knee) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3. CB Darqueze Dennard (hip) was limited. LB Vontaze Burfict (hamstring), TE Tyler Eifert (shoulder), RB Cedric Peerman (hip) and OT Andre Smith (concussion) all fully practiced.

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Bengals | More on Vontaze Burfict

Sun, 24 Aug 2014 19:05:24 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict's (hamstring) hamstring injury isn't considered serious, according to head coach Marvin Lewis.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict injured

Sun, 24 Aug 2014 17:31:14 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (hamstring) left the team's preseason game Sunday, Aug. 24, with a hamstring injury and will not return.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict sitting again

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 07:50:12 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (illness) is not practicing again Friday, Aug. 22.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict sits again

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:32:35 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (illness) did not practice Thursday, Aug. 21, due to what's being called a stomach bug.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict contract update

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:23:03 -0700

Updating a previous report, Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict signed a four-year contract extension worth $20.05 million, according to a source.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict rests

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:44:15 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (illness) was not on the practice field Wednesday, Aug. 20, as he deals with a stomach bug. He is expected to be ready to play in the preseason game Sunday, Aug. 24, against the Arizona Cardinals.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict agrees to extension

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:24:17 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict agreed to a multi-year contract extension Wednesday, Aug. 20. Terms of the new deal were not disclosed.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict contract talks hit an impasse

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:54:41 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict appears to have hit an impasse with the team in talks about a contract extension.

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Bengals | Working on new deal for Vontaze Burfict

Thu, 15 May 2014 20:03:00 -0700

The Cincinnati Bengals met with the representatives for LB Vontaze Burfict this week and have made progress in contract extension talks with Burfict, according to sources.

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Bengals | Talking extension with LB Vontaze Burfict

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:48:07 -0700

The Cincinnati Bengals are talking with LB Vontaze Burfict about a contract extension. He's set to make $570,000 in 2014.

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Bengals | Two could be up for extensions

Sun, 12 Jan 2014 09:09:19 -0800

The Cincinnati Bengals may consider working on contract extensions with WR A.J. Green and LB Vontaze Burfict this offseason.

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Bengals | A.J. Green, Vontaze Burfict are second-team All-Pros

Fri, 03 Jan 2014 21:28:49 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals WR A.J. Green was named second-team All-Pro Friday, Jan. 3. LB Vontaze Burfict also was named to the second team.

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Bengals | Two named to Pro Bowl

Fri, 27 Dec 2013 20:13:47 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict and WR A.J. Green were named to the Pro Bowl roster announced Friday, Dec. 27.

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