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Bengals DC: Burfict must change tackling technique

Bengals defensive coordinator Paul Guenther sounded frustrated on Wednesday as he talked about how he has implored linebacker Vontaze Burfict to tackle with his head up to avoid continually hurting himself. Burfict was knocked out of Sunday's game at Indianapolis late in the first quarter due to a neck injury and didn't return. He did practice on Wednesday, but was on the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vontaze Burfict suffered neck injury while taking down Andrew Luck (GIF)

Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict suffered an apparent neck injury  during Sunday’s loss to the Indianapolis Colts. Burfict also has a history of concussions.  Hopefully he’s OK. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Vontaze Burfict suffered neck injury...
Via Pro Football Zone
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals: Three keys to defeating the Indianapolis Colts

The Cincinnati Bengals will take their uncharacteristically struggling defense into Indianapolis on Sunday to face the No. 1 offense in the NFL, the Indianapolis Colts. The Bengals gave up 37 points to the Carolina Panthers last week in a 37-37 tie. The week before, they surrendered 43 points to New England in a loss. A reeling defense is good news for Andrew Luck and the Colts...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Burfict fined for twisting ankles of Olsen, Newton

The NFL has fined Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict for deliberating twisting the ankles of Carolina Panthers players Cam Newton and Greg Olsen during their Week 6 tie. Burfict was caught on camera twisting the ankle of Olsen following a touchdown catch and was also seen twisting the ankle of Newton in the game. The NFL announced earlier in the week that they would look...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL fines Vontaze Burfict $25,000 for twisting Panthers player’s ankles

TweetAfter the Cincinnati Bengals and Carolina Panthers tie in Week 6, several Panthers players were publicly complaining about Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict twisting their ankles after tackles. Apparently the NFL was paying attention, and Burfict has been fined $25,000 for the incidents: Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict will be fined $25,000 for twisting Cam Newton's and Greg...
Via Los That Sports Blog
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: NFL fans calling for league to suspend Vontaze Burfict

If Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict thought that nobody would notice when he twisted Cam Newton’s ankle on Sunday he was dead wrong. Not only is the NFL now investigating the incident(s) but many fans are calling for the league to take strong action against Burfict. Here’s a small sampling of the anger circulating on Twitter about the embattled Bengals linebacker...
Via cover32 - Bengals
9 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL investigating Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict for dirty plays vs. Panthers

Just as there should be no crying in baseball, there should be no tie games in football. Has anything good ever come out of a tie game? No. End of discussion. Week 6′s tilt that became a tie between the Carolina Panthers and the Cincinnati Bengals is proving no exception to the rule. These two teams are mirror images of each other in many ways and the world deserves to know which...
Via cover32 - Bengals
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Olsen: NFL should suspend Burfict for dirty hits

Greg Olsen called out Vontaze Burfict for intentionally trying to injure him and his teammates. The Carolina Panthers tight end was vocal Monday after his team’s 37-37 tie with the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday and said there were three different instances where the defensive end tried to hurt players. “At some point, if the NFL wants to really say they care about guys’ safety...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Vontaze Burfict accused of trying to injure Panthers players

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict had a rather eventful day during the Bengals’ 37-37 tie against the Panthers on Sunday. Burfict was flagged multiple times on unnecessary roughness penalties. Then, he had to leave the game after a collision that left him with a head injury. Burfict eventually returned and made his presence felt in a way that had the Panthers calling foul...
Via No Guts, No Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NOW president wants NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to resign

The president of the National Organization for Women, Terry O’Neil, believes NFL commissioner Roger Goodell should resign for failing to act against domestic violence. O’Neil’s statement: The NFL has lost its way.  It doesn’t have a Ray Rice problem; it has a violence against women problem. According to, the relative arrest rate of NFL players is...
Via Sports-Glory
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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