Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 1/4/13
Vontaze Burfict has done many incredible things this season, including leading the outstanding Cincinnati Bengals' defense in tackles.When last year's Draft came around, Burfict was a 1st-2nd round prospect.He ended up falling to being an undrafted rookie free agent. Marvin Lewis was told that he shouldn't pick him up, too much trouble. When has that ever stopped coach Lewis? He's taken gambles from Chad Johnson to Adam "Pacman" Jones and players like Cedric Benson.When Burfict was signed to the Bengals' 53-man roster, Lewis knew he had potential, It was just a matter of controlling his behavior. Throughout this season, Burfict, hasn't been in any sort of trouble. Actually, he's done nothing but cause trouble for opposing teams. Burfict this season has had 127 tackles, and in his last regular season game as a rookie, had 18 combined tackles.With trouble, and a absolutely terrible Draft Combine, Burfict impressed no one. Did that stop the risk taking coach in Cincy? No sir. Ever sinc...
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