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Vontaze Burfict

24-Year-Old Linebacker – Cincinnati Bengals

2014 Defensive Stats

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2014 Defensive Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

What an immense steal Burfict turned out to be for the Bengals. After a directionless college career full of discipline issues and frustrating underachievement, Burfict went undrafted in 2012, with ma...

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2014 ADP:

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  4

STATUS:  Questionable     INJURY:  Knee      WED PRACTICE:   DNP
HT: 6' 1"   WT: 255   DOB: 9/24/1990
College: Arizona State  Show ContractHide Contract

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Vontaze Burfict Contract Information:

Burfict signed a four-year, $20 million extension with the Bengals in August of 2014.

November 27, 2014  –  Vontaze Burfict News

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Geoff Hobson of bengals.com doesn't expect Burfict (knee) to play Sunday against the Bucs.

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Vontaze Burfict NFL Stats
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  Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year Age Team G Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
2012 21 Cin 16 127 73 54 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
2013 22 Cin 16 171 114 57 3 7 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0
2014 23 Cin 5 29 15 14 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
2014 Proj 23 CIN Subscribe now to see our 2013 projections for Vontaze Burfict

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Vontaze Burfict – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Outside Linebacker
  1. Vontaze Burfict
  2. Marquis Flowers
Cincinnati Bengals

Snap Count Stats

217

Defensive Snaps in 2014

Vontaze Burfict was on the field for 217 of his team's snaps on defense in 2014.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Vontaze Burfict was on the field for 4 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Def ST
2012 887 72
2013 960 65
2014 217 4
Vontaze Burfict 2014 Game Log
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  Snap Count Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Week Opp Def ST Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
1 @Bal 23 0 4 4 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
2 Atl 31 1 4 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Ten
4 BYE Bye Week
5 @NE
6 Car 78 2 10 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 @Ind 25 0 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Bal 60 1 7 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Jax
10 Cle
11 @NO
12 @Hou
13 @TB
14 Pit
15 @Cle
16 Den
17 @Pit

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Vontaze Burfict  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Linebackers
Height:   6' 1"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   255 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   5.00 sec
TERRIBLE
Shuttle Time:   4.56 sec
TERRIBLE
Cone Drill:   7.51 sec
TERRIBLE
Arm Length
Not Available
Hand Length
Not Available
Vertical Jump:   30 in
POOR
Broad Jump:   104 in
TERRIBLE
Bench Press:   16 reps
TERRIBLE
Cincinnati Bengals Team Injury Report
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Vontaze Burfict: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Burfict (knee) didn't practice Wednesday, Geoff Hobson of bengals.com reports.

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Burfict (knee) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Texans, according to Geoff Hobson of Bengals.com.

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Burfict (knee) did not practice Friday, Geoff Hobson of bengals.com reports.

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Burfict (knee) did not practice Thursday, Coley Harvey of ESPN.com reports.

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Burfict (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Coley Harvey of ESPN.com reports.

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Burfict (knee) has been ruled of for Sunday's game against the Saints, Coley Harvey of ESPN.com reports.

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Burfict (knee) did not practice Thursday, the Bengals' official site reports.

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Burfict (knee) will be out for the next two weeks, after undergoing an arthroscopic scope on his left knee Wednesday morning, ESPN reports.

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Burfict has endured a number of maladies throughout this season, with the most recent occurring in last Sunday's game versus the Ravens. That knee ailment will now keep Burfict sidelined for the next couple weeks, putting his likely return date Nov. 16 against the Saints. Until then, players like Vincent Rey and Marquis Flowers figure to fulfill expanded roles within Cincinnati's defense.
Burfict briefly left Sunday's win over the Ravens in the first half with a knee injury but later returned to the game, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports. "I'm good," Burfict said after the game. "I'm ready to go the next game."

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2013

Burfict went from five-star recruit to a bust at Arizona State, but the undrafted rookie started to capitalize on his talents once the Bengals gambled on him after the draft. He finished 2012 as Cincinnati's top linebacker, and he heads into 2013 with the same distinction. He closed out his rookie year with 127 tackles despite playing just 887 snaps on defense, and it's possible that he'll see a bigger snap count in 2013. He is somewhat of a risk, given his questionable history, and it's possible free-agent signee James Harrison might steal some tackles.