Vontaze Burfict would go out the manner in which he played: hitting.
The Cincinnati Bengals linebacker, viewed as maybe the dirtiest player in football, isn’t relied upon to play Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers since he continued a blackout Sunday, the seventh of his profession and second in December.
This head damage is bringing worry that Burfict’s vocation could be hanging in the balance, ESPN announced.
As per the report, Burfict has endured seven known blackouts. He hasn’t played a full season since 2013.
Wounds and suspensions have cut profoundly into Burfict’s NFL profession. He has missed 10 amusements due to class suspensions, and he has been fined more than $4.2 million for on-field plays and suspensions.
Subsequent to playing in every one of the 16 recreations in 2012 and 2013, his first seasons in the group, he has played in 11 amusements once, 10 diversions twice and five recreations once. He has played in seven diversions this season.
In 2013, a Pro Bowl season, Burfict made a group driving 177 handles. Since that season, his most elevated aggregate has been 101 of every 2016, when he played in 11 diversions.
Burfict is recorded in NFL convention this week and did not rehearse Wednesday, throwing question that he would play on Sunday against the Steelers. He got injured in the principal half a week ago against the Cleveland Browns. He additionally endured a blackout on Dec. 2 against the Denver Broncos.
The Bengals are 6-9 and confronting a Steelers group that probable needs a success Sunday and a Baltimore Ravens misfortune to the Browns to make the postseason.