Vontaze Burfict Reportedly Had Meeting with Roger Goodell

February 11, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict reportedly met with Commissioner Roger Goodell to discuss the on-field behavior that led to his three-game suspension that will begin at the start of the 2016 season.  
Dan Graziano of ESPN.com reported the two sides met Thursday and that the suspension was upheld by appeals officer Derrick Brooks. Albert Breer of NFL.com confirmed the news. 
Burfict, 25, was hit with a three-game ban after concussing Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown with a hit to the head during their AFC Wild Card Round matchup.
Goodell's decision to hit Burfict with a lengthy suspension came after years of questionable hits. He's been flagged 16 times for personal fouls since entering the league in 2012, per ESPN.com. The Arizona State product has drawn at least a fine for illegal hits in each of the last three seasons. 
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