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Burfict’s return has sparked Bengals

CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 29:  Vontaze Burfict #55 of the Cincinnati Bengals shakes hands with fans as he leaves the field after defeating the Miami Dolphins 22-7 at Paul Brown Stadium on September 29, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by John Grieshop/Getty Images) Getty Images

The 2016 Bengals looked good not great during their first three games. In Week Four, a Thursday night contest against the Dolphins, the 2016 Bengals looked a lot like the 2015 Bengals.

One factor: The return of linebacker Vontaze Burfict.

Burfict, suspended for the first three games of the year, came back for Week Four and instantly supplied a spark to the defense, with his passion and intensity. Officially contributing only two tackles and an assist, Burfict’s mere presence, however, lifted the rest of the defense.

They’ll need more of the same on Sunday at Dallas, against a 3-1 Cowboys team.

 

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5 Responses to “Burfict’s return has sparked Bengals”
  1. ajigel says: Oct 9, 2016 3:06 PM

    Why do I think we’re jinxed now? Thanks, Florio

  2. joetoronto says: Oct 9, 2016 3:41 PM

    The Bungals are always jinxed and always will be, just like the Bills.

  3. ajigel says: Oct 9, 2016 3:51 PM

    The Bungals are always jinxed and always will be, just like the Bills.

    And the Raiders

  4. fluffy19 says: Oct 10, 2016 12:30 AM

    That’s great but what does this have to do with the Vikings and Texans?

  5. diveleft says: Oct 10, 2016 8:07 AM

    Why are the Vikings tagged/linked to this story? Doesn’t make sense.

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