On Monday, the NFL suspended Oakland Raiders linebacker Vontaze Burfict for the remainder of the 2019 season, following an illegal hit to the head of Colts tight end Jack Doyle. The hit came in the second quarter of Oakland’s 31-24 win on Sunday, and Burfict was ejected from the game as a result.
This is the longest suspension for an on-field incident in league history. This is the fourth suspension of Burfict’s career. Two of the previous three had been for on-field incidents. Sources say that Burfict will appeal his suspension.
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