Two Cincinnati Bengals players cash in with the NFL’s Performance-Based Pay

Bengals players Vontaze Burfict and George Iloka cashed in during the 2013 season, securing two of the top five performance-based pay distributions for 2013. Under the Performance-Based Pay system, a fund is created and used as a supplemental form of player compensation based on a comparison of playing time to salary. Players become eligible to receive a bonus distribution in any...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Vontaze Burfict earned an additional 315k dollars in performance-base pay

Vontaze Burfict has been a stud since entering the NFL. He led all defenders in tackles last year, and because of his solid play, he was rewarded witha solid check in performance-based pay. @brian_mcintyre: Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict led NFL in performance-based pay in 2012, was 2nd in 2013 ($315,848). Cowboys G Ronald Leary was […] The post Vontaze Burfict earned an additional...
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Burfict named to All-AFC list.

Bengals’ linebacker, Vontaze Burfict, was chosen as the middle linebacker on the Pro Football Writers Association’s All-AFC list. Burfict was, without question, Cincinnati ‘s most impactful player in 2013. The 23 year old tallied, a league leading, 171 tackles. He made offenses fearful whenever they faced the Bengals. Burfict is the heart and soul of Cincinnati’s defense...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals football might be on television this week, Thanks to Kroger supermarket

Today about ten minutes after Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay announced that Meijer a major business and sponsor in Indy purchased the remaining 1,200 tickets to the game, another team might have had some help. Joe Reedy ‏@joereedy8m Kroger announces it has purchased “a large quantity of tickets” for the #Bengals game Joe Reedy ‏@joereedy47s #Bengals tickets […]
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Cincinnati Bengals vs. San Diego Week 13 injury update

The Cincinnati Bengals (7-4) travel to San Diego to face the Chargers (5-6) at Qualcomm Stadium for a 4:25 pm (ET) showdown Sunday on the west coast. Unlike Cincinnati’s other professional sports team the Reds, the Bengals have been a little more respectable by the Pacific with a .500 record since 2000 when facing the Chargers away. The Bengals have had time to treat some wounds...
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November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengal Vontaze Burfict bidding for 2013 defensive player of the year

There are NFL players that have raw talent that stun head coaches just as much as the fans. There are players with immense skill and knowledge, that although lack the physical tools, throw distant smirks at their opponents who are picking up their cleats and jaws 30 yards back. Bengals’ head coach Marvin Lewis took a chance on Vontaze Burfict in 2012. Burfict has rewarded him with...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Zimmer says Vontaze Burfict is turning into a leader for the Bengals

Vontaze Burfict entered the league cast off  on draft boards due partly to the edge and emotion he too often allowed to unravel him at Arizona State. He also had a failed urinalysis at the Scouting Combine which really hurt his stock.  He restored his image during a rookie year featuring a spotless season on […]
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October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict taps groin of Packers TE (Video)

Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict delivered a backhand tap to the groin of Green Bay Packers tight end Ryan Taylor during Sunday's NFL game at Paul Brown Stadium. Taylor pushed Burfict to the ground in retaliation. However, Burfict got the last laugh, as he led the Bengals defense with 11 tackles (10 solo) in a 34-30 victory. DISCLAIMER: Holdout Sports...
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September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Burfict makes most of second chance

Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict can relate to every negative emotion that will be felt by hopeful college prospects not chosen in this week's NFL Draft. He also is a prime example of why those players shouldn't necessarily give up on their gridiron dreams. Burfict's own draft-day experience was so hurtful that he says those memories "are pretty much...
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April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Vontaze Burfict is playing like a pro bowler in Cincy

This week rookie WLB Vontaze Burfict had 15 tackles in the Bengals’ Week 7 loss to the Steelers.  It looks like the Bengals got themselves a steal, after everyone wanted to pass on Burifct.  Despite first-round talent, Burfict went undrafted in April due to a bad Combine and off-field concerns. He’s proceeded to start five games and has led the team in tackles in three of those...
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October 23, 2012  |  Discuss

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