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Vontaze Burfict LB - OAK

Experience: 7 YRS  
Height: 6'1"  
Weight: 248 
Bye: 6

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Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (concussion) is inactive for today's game against the Browns. He shouldn't have been in IDP consideration anyway.

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Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (hip) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Ravens after missing the past 2 games. He put in limited practices all week, and we'd bet on the veteran playing. He's still a risky fantasy option even if active, though. Burfict played just 53%, 84% and 63% of Cincinnati's defensive snaps in his 3 appearances so far this season. Burfict has also averaged just 6.6 total tackles per game since the start of last season. Cincinnati will remain without LB Nick Vigil (knee), and MLB Preston Brown (knee) has also been ruled out.

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Bengals OLB Vontaze Burfict put in a limited practice Wednesday for the 1st time since suffering a hip injury back in Week 7. He missed the past 2 games but could be on track to return Sunday against the Ravens. We'll watch his status through the week. Teammate Nick Vigil remained out Wednesday with his knee injury.

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The Bengals have ruled LB Vontaze Burfict (hip) out for Sunday's game against the Buccaneers. It's not clear exactly how the snaps will be aligned at the OLB spots. MLB Preston Brown looks like the best bet for playing time among Bengals LBs this week. He hasn't been a strong tackle producer, though, and the matchup is nothing special for LB scoring. You should look elsewhere for IDP value this week.

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Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict left Sunday night's game against the Chiefs with a hip injury and did not return. We'll check on his status heading into a Week 8 meeting with the Bucs.

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Injury Predictor

Projected Missed Probability of injury per game ? Probablity of injury in the season ?
1.40 4.3% 50.2%
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Date Injury Analysis
Dec 23, 2018 Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 Burfict suffered his 2nd concussion over a three week span.
Dec 2, 2018 Head Cranial Concussion Grade 2 Burfict missed 2 games.
Oct 21, 2018 Inguinal Hip Sprain Burfict missed 2 games.
Dec 24, 2017 Shoulder
Dec 4, 2017 Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1
Dec 18, 2016 Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1
Oct 26, 2014 Knee Meniscus Tear Burfict had his left knee scoped in October and then needed microfracture surgery in January. He missed the first 6 games of the 2015 season.
Oct 19, 2014 Cervical Neck Strain
Sep 14, 2014 Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1
Sep 7, 2014 Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1
Dec 22, 2013 Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1

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