Report: Vontaze Burfict Fined $75K For Stomping on LeGarrette Blount’s Leg
According to Zac Jackson of Pro Football Talk, Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict has been fined $75,000 for stomping on the leg of New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount during Sunday’s game in Foxborough.
Per league source, NFL fines Vontaze Burfict 75k for stomp on L Blount. Burfict feels he didn’t stomp and will appeal.
— Zac Jackson (@AkronJackson) October 19, 2016
Burfict clearly dodged a bullet with this one as he has already served a 3-game suspension to start the year stemming from a hit that knocked out Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown during last year’s Wild Card game. According to Adam Schefter, Burfict is already appealing the $75K fine.
LB Vontaze Burfict already has appealed the $75,000 fine that @AkronJackson reported the NFL handed him for his stomp of LeGarrette Blount.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 19, 2016