Vontaze Burfict ejected for making contact with official

Aubrey Yates
November 12, 2017

Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict didn't make it through the second quarter of Sunday's game against the Tennessee Titans.

Burfict made contact with a runner out of bounds for his first personal foul and two plays later made contact with the officials. Given his long, long, looooooonnnnnnng history, it would be no surprise if he faces further punishment.

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The contact was minimal but Burfict's reputation clearly played a role in the ejection and he had been called for a late hit shortly before the incident. He was so bad there, he was a first-round talent who went undrafted, which you practically never see.

Vontaze Burfict just added a new entry to his National Football League bad boy resume. Between suspensions that have cost him game checks and fines, Burfict has now forfeited just under $2.2 million during his career.

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