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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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Bengals | Friday injury report for Week 17

Fri, 27 Dec 2013 13:00:57 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals CB Terence Newman (knee) and DT Devon Still (back) both did not participate in practice Friday Dec. 27 and have been ruled out for Week 17. LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion) fully practiced and is questionable. DE Carlos Dunlap (illness) did not practice and is probable. OT Andre Smith (ankle) was limited in practice and is probable. LB James Harrison (concussion), CB Dre Kirkpatrick (ankle), LB Vincent Rey (ankle) and TE E. Alex Smith (concussion) all fully practiced and are probable.

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Bengals | Thursday practice report for Week 17

Thu, 26 Dec 2013 12:22:09 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion), CB Terence Newman (knee) and DT Devon Still (back) all did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 17. CB Dre Kirkpatrick (ankle), LB Vincent Rey (ankle), TE E. Alex Smith (concussion) and OT Andre Smith (ankle) were limited in practice. LB James Harrison (concussion) fully practiced.

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Bengals | Wednesday practice report for Week 17

Wed, 25 Dec 2013 10:21:37 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals TE E. Alex Smith (concussion), DT Devon Still (back), LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion) and CB Terence Newman (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 25. OT Andre Smith (ankle), LB Vincent Rey (ankle) and Dre Kirkpatrick (ankle) were limited during practice. LB James Harrison (concussion) fully participated in practice.

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Bengals | Two undergoing concussion protocol

Mon, 23 Dec 2013 16:38:29 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion) and TE E. Alex Smith (concussion) will participate in the concussion protocol this week.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict suffers head injury

Sun, 22 Dec 2013 14:35:42 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (head) left the Week 16 game against the Minnesota Vikings due to a head injury.

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Bengals | Friday practice report for Week 15

Fri, 13 Dec 2013 13:22:57 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals CB Terence Newman (knee) did not practice Friday, Dec. 13, and has been ruled out for Week 15. LB Vontaze Burfict (thigh), DE Wallace Gilberry (knee), S George Iloka (concussion), WR Marvin Jones (shoulder) and OG Kevin Zeitler (foot) all fully practiced and are probable. LB James Harrison (illness) did not practice and is probable.

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Bengals | Thursday practice report for Week 15

Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:19:21 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (illness, thigh), LB James Harrison (illness) and CB Terence Newman (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 12. WR Marvin Jones (shoulder) and DE Wallace Gilberry (knee) were limited during practice. OG Kevin Zeitler (foot) and FS George Iloka (concussion) fully participated in practice.

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Bengals | Wednesday practice report for Week 15

Wed, 11 Dec 2013 13:35:25 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals CB Terence Newman (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 11. WR Marvin Jones (shoulder), DE Wallace Gilberry (knee), LB Vontaze Burfict (thigh) and FS George Iloka (concussion) were limited during practice. OG Kevin Zeitler (foot) fully participated in practice.

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Bengals | Friday injury report for Week 14

Fri, 06 Dec 2013 11:30:54 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals OG Kevin Zeitler (foot) is questionable for Week 14. LB Vontaze Burfict (ankle), LS Clark Harris (illness), WR Andrew Hawkins (hamstring), CB Adam Jones (hip) and OT Andrew Whitworth (calf) are probable. Harris did not practice Friday, Dec. 6. Zeitler was limited and the others practiced in full.

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Bengals | Thursday practice report for Week 14

Thu, 05 Dec 2013 15:39:33 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals WR Andrew Hawkins (hamstring), OG Kevin Zeitler (foot) and OT Andrew Whitworth (calf) were limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 5. LB Vontaze Burfict (ankle) and CB Adam Jones (hip) fully participated in practice.

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Bengals | Wednesday practice report for Week 14

Wed, 04 Dec 2013 12:58:42 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals OG Kevin Zeitler (foot) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 4. WR Andrew Hawkins (hamstring), OT Andrew Whitworth (calf), LB Vontaze Burfict (ankle) and CB Adam Jones (hip) were limited during practice.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict leaves briefly

Sun, 01 Dec 2013 15:58:25 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (ankle) tweaked his ankle, and was forced out of the Week 13 game against the San Diego Chargers. He was able to return after a brief absence in the fourth quarter.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict injured during practice

Fri, 29 Nov 2013 17:07:01 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (ankle) suffered his ankle injury during practice Friday, Nov. 29. He is listed as questionable for Week 13 but may be able to play in the game.

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Bengals | Friday injury report for Week 13

Fri, 29 Nov 2013 14:25:54 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals OG Kevin Zeitler (foot) is out for Week 13. LB Vontaze Burfict (ankle) is questionable. LB Michael Boley (shoulder), S Chris Crocker (hamstring), P Kevin Huber (ankle), LB Rey Maualuga (knee), DT Devon Still (elbow) and WR Brandon Tate (ankle) are probable. Zeitler and Tate did not practice Friday, Nov. 29. Burfict, Crocker and Huber were limited while the others fully practiced.

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Bengals | Friday injury report for Week 11

Fri, 15 Nov 2013 13:19:29 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals DT Devon Still (elbow) and OG Kevin Zeitler (foot) are out for Week 11. S Chris Crocker (hamstring) and LB Rey Maualuga (knee) are doubtful. LB James Harrison (calf) is questionable. LB Michael Boley (hamstring), LB Vontaze Burfict (knee), C Kyle Cook (shoulder), CB Terence Newman (ankle) and DT Brandon Thompson (ankle) are probable. Crocker, Harrison, Still and Zeitler did not practice Friday, Nov. 15. Cook, Maualuga and Newman were limited. Boley, Burfict and Thompson practiced in full.

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Bengals | Thursday practice report for Week 11

Thu, 14 Nov 2013 15:43:42 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals OG Kevin Zeitler (foot), DT Devon Still (elbow), LB Rey Maualuga (knee) and FS Chris Crocker (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 14. C Kyle Cook (shoulder), DT Brandon Thompson (ankle), LB Michael Boley (hamstring), LB Vontaze Burfict (knee) and CB Terence Newman (ankle) were limited during practice.

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Bengals | Wednesday practice report for Week 11

Wed, 13 Nov 2013 13:36:36 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Michael Boley (hamstring) and CB Terence Newman (ankle) both were limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 13. LB Vontaze Burfict (knee), C Kyle Cook (shoulder), S Chris Crocker (hamstring), LB Rey Maualuga (knee), DT Devon Still (elbow), DT Brandon Thompson (ankle) and G Kevin Zeitler (foot) all did not participate in practice.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict fined $21,000

Sat, 02 Nov 2013 08:43:58 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict has been fined $21,000 for hitting New York Jets WR Stephen Hill with the crown of his helmet in the team's Week 8 game.

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Bengals | Three probable

Fri, 04 Oct 2013 12:56:13 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (neck), LB James Harrison (knee) and S Reggie Nelson (hamstring) are probable for Week 5. Harrison practiced in full Friday, Oct. 4, and Burfict and Nelson were limited.

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Bengals | Four miss practice

Thu, 03 Oct 2013 12:44:19 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (neck), CB Leon Hall (hamstring), DE Michael Johnson (concussion) and G Mike Pollak (knee) all did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 3.

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Bengals | Two limited

Wed, 02 Oct 2013 13:17:04 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (neck) and S Reggie Nelson (hamstring) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 2.

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Bengals | Injury report announced

Sat, 14 Sep 2013 12:32:28 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals CB Brandon Ghee (concussion) and OG Mike Pollak (knee) are out for Week 2. S Jeromy Miles (hamstring) is doubtful, OT Andrew Whitworth (knee) is questionable and LB Vontaze Burfict (thigh) is probable.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict takes part in practice

Fri, 13 Sep 2013 13:50:45 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (thigh) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 13.

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Bengals | Three limited

Thu, 12 Sep 2013 14:41:45 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (thigh), CB Brandon Ghee (concussion) and OT Andrew Whitworth (knee) were limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 12.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict injured in opener

Sun, 08 Sep 2013 17:35:30 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (knee) suffered a bruised knee in the Week 1 game against the Chicago Bears.

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Bengals | Rey Maualuga may play strongside linebacker

Mon, 18 Mar 2013 08:27:52 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Rey Maualuga could move to strongside linebacker in 2013, with LB Vontaze Burfict taking over at middle linebacker. Maualuga's downhill strength against the run would be best served at the strongside.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict to get extra money

Wed, 13 Mar 2013 11:23:48 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict has received an additional $299,465 from the NFL as part of their performance-based pay program.

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Bengals | Two leading candidates for bulk of LB snaps

Wed, 13 Feb 2013 20:52:33 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LBs Vontaze Burfict and Emmanuel Lamur go into the offseason as the leading candidates to take the bulk of the linebacker snaps.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict to be WILL linebacker?

Fri, 25 Jan 2013 18:16:17 -0800

If the Cincinnati Bengals keep only the linebackers they have under contract and not re-sign their pending free agents, then LB Vontaze Burfict figures to start as the team's WILL linebacker with LB Emmanuel Lamur as his backup.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict could be options at two LB spots

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 14:11:15 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict could start at middle linebacker or weakside linebacker next season.

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Bengals | Five probable

Fri, 21 Dec 2012 12:04:11 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (illness), DE Carlos Dunlap (illness), LS Clark Harris (non-injury), OT Andre Smith (foot) and OT Andrew Whitworth (head) are probable for Week 16. Burfict and Harris did not practice Friday, Dec. 21, while the others practiced in full.

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Bengals | Five players probable for Week 15

Wed, 12 Dec 2012 09:40:55 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals OG Clint Boling (illness), DE Carlos Dunlap (calf), LB Vontaze Burfict (shoulder), LB Rey Maualuga (shoulder) and LB Dan Skuta (back) are listed as probable for Week 15. Boling and Skuta did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 12, while the other three fully participated in practice.

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Bengals | Three limited

Tue, 11 Dec 2012 12:28:41 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LBs Vontaze Burfict (shoulder), Rey Maualuga (shoulder) and Dan Skuta (back) were limited in practice Tuesday, Dec. 11.

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Bengals | Five probable

Fri, 16 Nov 2012 13:03:55 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals DT Devon Still (back), LB Vontaze Burfict (elbow), CB Nate Clements (knee), CB Adam Jones (calf) and SS Taylor Mays (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 16, and are listed as probable for Week 11.

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Bengals | Six players limited

Thu, 15 Nov 2012 13:01:50 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals WR Marvin Jones (knee), C Jeff Faine (hamstring), LB Vontaze Burfict (elbow), CB Nate Clements (knee), CB Adam Jones (calf) and SS Taylor Mays (knee) were limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 15.

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Bengals | Four limited during practice

Wed, 14 Nov 2012 13:43:23 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals C Jeff Faine (hamstring), LB Vontaze Burfict (elbow), CB Nate Clements (knee) and SS Taylor Mays (knee) were limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict returns

Sun, 11 Nov 2012 12:58:52 -0800

Updating a previous report, Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (elbow) was able to return to the game Week 10 after missing some time with an elbow injury.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict suffers injury

Sun, 11 Nov 2012 12:41:44 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (elbow) left the game early Week 10 because of an elbow injury and is considered questionable to return.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict had big game in Week 7

Wed, 24 Oct 2012 16:39:06 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict recorded 16 total tackles in the team's Week 7 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, and he is second on the team to LB Rey Maualuga's 62 total tackles.

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Bengals | Eight probable for Week 5

Fri, 05 Oct 2012 12:40:52 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals RB Bernard Scott (ankle), C Jeff Faine (hamstring), OT Andrew Whitworth (knee), DE Carlos Dunlap (groin), LB Vontaze Burfict (hamstring), LB Dan Skuta (back), CB Nate Clements (calf) and CB Leon Hall (hamstring) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 5 and are listed as probable for Week 5.

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Bengals | Eight limited

Thu, 04 Oct 2012 14:44:05 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (hamstring), CB Nate Clements (calf), DE Carlos Dunlap (groin), C Jeff Faine (hamstring), CB Leon Hall (hamstring), CB Dre Kirkpatrick (knee), LB Dan Skuta (back) and OT Andrew Whitworth (knee) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.

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Bengals | Defense record six sacks again

Sun, 30 Sep 2012 20:00:52 -0700

The Cincinnati Bengals defense recorded six sacks for the second consecutive game in Week 4 against the Jacksonville Jaguars. LB Vontaze Burfict recorded his first NFL sack, and DL Geno Atkins led the team with two sacks in the victory.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict expected to start

Sat, 22 Sep 2012 11:12:04 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict is expected to start at weakside linebacker Week 3.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict expected to start

Sun, 16 Sep 2012 08:44:20 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict is expected to start at weakside linebacker Week 2 because LB Thomas Howard (knee) was placed on Injured Reserve.

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Bengals | Three LBs to see time at OLB

Fri, 14 Sep 2012 15:45:31 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis said LBs Vontaze Burfict, Dan Skuta and Vincent Rey will all see time at weakside linebacker depending on the situation. Burfict and Skuta will see time on first and second down while Rey will be used on third downs.

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Bengals | Vontaze Burfict injured in preseason game

Fri, 17 Aug 2012 10:27:48 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (head) left the preseason game Thursday, Aug. 16, after taking a hit to the head. Head coach Marvin Lewis would not say if Burfict suffered a concussion but did say he will be fine.

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