By JOE KAY, AP Sports activities Author
CINCINNATI (AP) — Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict gained’t be suspended for the contact with an official that obtained him ejected from a 24-20 loss at Tennessee.
A league spokesman stated Monday that Burfict faces a effective solely. He pushed an official’s arm out of the best way on the sideline within the second quarter after quarterback Marcus Mariota was run out of bounds. Two performs earlier, Burfict drew an pointless roughness penalty for hitting Mariota out of bounds.
It was the second recreation in a row that the Bengals (three-6) had a star participant ejected earlier than halftime. Receiver A.J. Inexperienced was kicked out of a loss at Jacksonville after grabbing cornerback Jalen Ramey across the neck, tackling him and punching him.
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