Nov. 13, 2017 8:48 AM PT9:48 AM MT10:48 AM CT11:48 AM ET16:48 GMT0:48 9:48 AM MST11:48 AM EST10:48 AM CT20:48 UAE11:48 ETNaN:� - Burfict won't be suspended for the contact with an official that got him ejected from a 24-20 loss at Tennessee. Analysis: A league spokesman said Monday that Burfict faces a fine only. He pushed an official's arm out of the way on the sideline in the second quarter after quarterback Marcus Mariota was run out of bounds. Two plays earlier, Burfict drew an unnecessary roughness penalty for hitting Mariota out of bounds.
Nov. 12, 2017 11:15 AM PT12:15 PM MT1:15 PM CT2:15 PM ET19:15 GMT3:15 12:15 PM MST2:15 PM EST1:15 PM CT23:15 UAE14:15 ETNaN:� - Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict may be in trouble with the NFL again after being ejected in the second quarter of Sunday's game against the Tennessee Titans. Analysis: Burfict was part of a pileup near the left corner of the end zone on Marcus Mariota's 8-yard run to the 1. Following the play, Burfict made contact with an official and was immediately booted by referee Jeff Triplette.
Sep. 7, 2017 2:56 PM PT3:56 PM MT4:56 PM CT5:56 PM ET21:56 GMT5:56 2:56 PM MST4:56 PM EST4:56 PM CT1:56 UAE (+1)17:56 ETNaN:� - Burfict signed a three-year extension on Thursday. Burfict's deal is worth $38.68 million, according to multiple reports. Analysis: The 26-year-old is playing through the final season of a four-year contract in 2017. He will miss the first three games of the campaign due to a suspension for repeated violations of on-field safety rules.
Aug. 27, 2017 8:19 PM PT9:19 PM MT10:19 PM CT11:19 PM ET3:19 GMT11:19 8:19 PM MST10:19 PM EST10:19 PM CT7:19 UAE (+1)23:19 ETNaN:� - The NFL has reduced Burfict's suspension for an illegal hit from five games to three. Analysis: Burfict was given the ban for hitting Chiefs fullback Anthony Sherman in a defenseless position on a pass play during the first quarter of a preseason game on Aug. 19. The standout linebacker was also suspended for the first three games of last season for multiple violations of player safety rules. He'll be eligible to return to practice on Sept. 25.