There’s absolutely no love lost between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cincinnati Bengals, and we got another reminder of that on Wednesday.
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Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis defended linebacker Vontaze Burfict on Wednesday, saying he is unnecessarily scrutinized because of his past record of illegal hits.
Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict has reportedly been fined $75,000 for allegedly stomping on an opponent Sunday.
The Cincinnati Bengals reportedly do not anticipate Vontaze Burfict being suspended again in the wake of his most recent dirty play.
The NFL will have another reason to examine the play of Vontaze Burfict in Cincinnati’s game against New England on Sunday.
Vontaze Burfict has a reputation for being a dirty player, so it’s no surprise that one of his low hits had him in the middle of a controversy. But at least this time he is apologizing.
Vontaze Burfict’s dirty instincts took over again on Sunday when he went low on Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett.
The Cincinnati Bengals could not have scripted a worse ending to their season last year, and fans and reporters have not allowed them to forget it.