Vontaze Burfict will play on.
The Cincinnati Bengals linebacker will not be suspended for making contact with an official throughout Sunday’s 24-20 loss to the Titans, in accordance with NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.
Burfict’s extracurricular entanglement will likely be reviewed utilizing the usual course of for a doable effective, Rapoport was instructed, however the defender will likely be eligible for subsequent Sunday’s tilt with the Broncos.
Burfict made contact with the official after attempting to take down Tennessee signal-caller Marcus Mariota. The sixth-year linebacker was flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct and ejected. The booting got here simply two performs after Burfict was slapped with an pointless roughness flag for bumping Titans operating again DeMarco Murray out of bounds.
A suspension appeared like a chance for Burfict, particularly after Oakland’s Marshawn Lynch was banned one recreation for making contact with an official earlier this season. The league, nevertheless, noticed this incident by means of totally different eyes.