Bengals’ Burfict ejected for making contact with official


NASHVILLE (WCMH) — Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict was ejected from Sunday’s game at the Tennessee Titans after he made contact with an official.

According to, Burfict was flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct. In a video of the incident, he appears to brush away a referee’s arm as the referee steps in between him and another player after a play.

A few plays earlier, Burfict was flagged for a late hit out of bounds on Titans running back DeMarco Murray.

The linebacker faces a potential fine and could be suspended. This is the first ejection in Burfict’s career, but he has been penalized several other times.

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