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: All Pennsylvania Residents Age 16 And Older Now Eligible For COVID-19 Vaccine
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: Carnegie Library's Downtown Branch Preparing To Reopen Next Week
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.West Virginia Governor Jim Justice Makes Plea For More COVID-19 Shots In Arms
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.”