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Cincy Jungle Oct 21, 2018
Mike Brown displeased with NFL after Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict’s fine

Mike Brown displeased with NFL after Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict’s fine

The Bengals’ owner is not pleased that the league fined his linebacker, and said that they are hurting the game by making it less attractive to fans. The NFL decided not to suspend Vontaze Burfict following the Bengals’ Week 6 game against the Steelers, but they did slap him with a $112,000 fine. Burfict was punished for lowering his head against running back James Conner and hitting his forearm on the helmet of Antonio Brown, even though neither hit drew a flag during the game. The NFL decided to punish Burfict anyways, although they deemed a suspension was not necessary. That said,...
ClutchPoints Oct 21, 2018
Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict fined $112,000 for hits vs. Steelers

Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict fined $112,000 for hits vs. Steelers

Throughout his career, Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict has been no stranger to controversial plays on the field that have landed him some hefty fines. This has once again been the case as the NFL has levied a $112,000 fine for him after multiple hits that were deemed to be unnecessary roughness against the Pittsburgh […] The post Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict fined $112,000 for hits vs. Steelers appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Behind the Steel Curtain 23 hours ago
Bengals' owner believes the fine for Vontaze Burfict was ‘unfair and excessive’

Bengals' owner believes the fine for Vontaze Burfict was ‘unfair and excessive’

While most observers consider Vontaze Burfict lucky to escape without a suspension for his actions in Week 6, his team’s owner inexplicably thinks he was treated harshly. If there was any hope that someone within the Cincinnati Bengals organization would do something about the behavior of Vontaze Burfict, the comments of team owner Mike Brown over the weekend quickly ended that fantasy. Rather than acknowledge the despicable actions of his linebacker for what they are, the out-of-touch owner once again defended his player in the face of overwhelmingly damning evidence to the contrary. As...

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