Vontaze Burfict Facing 5-Game Suspension For An Illegal Hit Vs. Chiefs in Preseason Game (VIDEO)
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:
— Craig Gates (@CraigGates) August 19, 2017
Burfict is reportedly appealing the decision.