Update: Report: Vontaze Burfict Facing Season-Long Ban

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The Raiders Vontaze Burfict is facing the possibility of a season-long suspension for a series of illegal hits, including a particularly vicious hit on Sunday, according to ESPN.

During a game against the Colts, Burfict lowered his head and delivered a helmet-to-helmet hit to tight end Jack Doyle.

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“Raiders head coach Jon Gruden said after the game that the ejection was “a tough decision,” but the call to suspend Burfict probably won’t be a difficult one. He’s served two other multi-game suspensions for on-field infractions and has been fined regularly — over $165,000 last season — for delivering illegal hits during games,” Pro Football Talk reports.

Should Burfict receive a season-long suspension, he might have played his last game as a Raider. Burfict is only under contract for this season.

UPDATE: Vontaze Burfict has been suspended for the remainder of the 2019 season.

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