PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A hit on Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown by Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict gave Brown a concussion, ultimately set up the Steelers’ game-winning field goal and now, it may lead to a suspension for Burfict, according to CBSSports.com.
NFL Insider for CBS and CBSSports.com Jason La Canfora reports that Burfict will likely face a suspension for the concussion-causing hit on Brown that happened near the end of Saturday’s wild card game.READ MORE: Two Of The Three Victims Killed In The Biomat USA Plasma Center Car Crash Were Employees
A report from CBSSports.com says that the possible suspension could be at least one game, especially considering that Burfict has already faced fines for plays against the Steelers earlier this season.READ MORE: Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For Pittsburgh Area; High Winds, Potential Hail Expected
Calling into the Dan Patrick show today, Adam “Pacman” Jones talked about the Burfict hit on Brown.
“Antonio Brown was not hurt. I know he was faking it. I think he needs a Grammy award for that one,” Jones told Patrick.
Burfict was previously fined for a hit on Ben Roethlisberger in December.Consumer Alert Issued For Italian Village Pizza/Shake Shop In Pleasant Hills
Earlier this week when responding to a question about Saturday’s AFC wild card game, Burfict stated, “I hate Pittsburgh. It’s not personal. That’s just the way it is.”