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Sport Vontaze Burfict suspension: Raiders coach Jon Gruden upset about ban

17:35  03 october  2019
17:35  03 october  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

Report: Vontaze Burfict facing season-long suspension

  Report: Vontaze Burfict facing season-long suspension Raiders linebacker Vontaze Burfict is looking at another suspension for illegal on-field hits and it will reportedly be a lengthy one. Chris Mortenson of ESPN reports that Burfict is facing a season-long ban in response to Sunday’s conduct. Burfict was ejected from the Raiders’ win over the Colts for lowering his head and delivering a helmet-to-helmet [more]

Jon Gruden has finally addressed Vontaze Burfict ’s season-long suspension . Just days after it was announced that the NFL was handing down the longest punishment in history regarding a player’s actions on the field — Burfict will be suspended for 12 games — the Oakland Raiders head coach

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The Oakland Raiders are rallying around linebacker Vontaze Burfict, who faces a rest-of-the-season suspension for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Indianapolis Colts tight end Jack Doyle.

Raiders coach Jon Gruden said he is 'obviously upset about' LB Vontaze Burfict's suspension© Thomas J. Russo, USA TODAY Sports Raiders coach Jon Gruden said he is 'obviously upset about' LB Vontaze Burfict's suspension

"He knows how I feel -- it hurts our team really bad," Raiders coach Jon Gruden said Wednesday. "And I'm anxious to see what the appeal says. I'm not happy about it. At all. And I don't want to say anything else about it. I'm obviously upset about it."

Gruden said he had already spoken to NFL vice president of football operations Jon Runyan. Burfict is appealing the ruling.

Vontaze Burfict gets season-long suspension for hit on Colts' Jack Doyle

  Vontaze Burfict gets season-long suspension for hit on Colts' Jack Doyle The Raiders linebacker was tossed from Sunday's game in Indianapolis in the second quarter for unnecessary roughness.The league announced Monday it has suspended the Raiders linebacker for the rest of the 2019 season for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Colts tight end Jack Doyle during Sunday's game.

I'm obviously upset about it." Raiders quarterback Derek Carr acknowledges Burfict 's history but says he's "one of the most misunderstood people in the NFL." The Raiders are in London to play the Chicago Bears in Week 5. Jon Gruden on Vontaze Burfict suspension : I'm not really going to say

Vontaze Burfict suspended for remainder of 2019 season for violations of unnecessary roughness rules Burfict ’s head coach , Jon Gruden , spoke about the ejection of the linebacker, who is one Burfict has three days to lodge an appeal against his suspension . He will not be paid during his ban .

Through fines and lost pay to suspensions, Burfict, has lost more than $4 million. He played his first seven years in Cincinnati before joining Oakland this year.

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr acknowledges Burfict's history but says he's "one of the most misunderstood people in the NFL."

"I don't think he was trying to hurt that man; the man was going down," Carr said of the hit on Doyle in a long defense of Burfict.

The Raiders are in London to play the Chicago Bears in Week 5.

This article originally appeared on Indianapolis Star: Vontaze Burfict suspension: Raiders coach Jon Gruden upset about ban

NFL upholds Raiders' Vontaze Burfict's season-long suspension .
The NFL announced Wednesday it has upheld the suspension of Raiders linebacker Vontaze Burfict."There were no mitigating circumstances on this play," the NFL said in a statement. "Your contact was unnecessary, flagrant and should have been avoided.

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