Vontaze Burfict Facing 5-Game Suspension For An Illegal Hit Vs. Chiefs in Preseason Game (VIDEO)

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Vontaze Burfict is facing a five-game suspension for an illegal hit against Kansas City Chiefs fullback Anthony Sherman, league sources tell ESPN.

The Cincinnati Bengals linebacker hit Sherman, who was in defenseless posture – a new rule put in place by the league to protect players who can’t protect themselves.

Here’s the play in question:


Burfict is reportedly appealing the decision.

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