Oakland Raiders linebacker Vontaze Burfict history of suspensions

OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- Oakland Raiders linebacker Vontaze Burfict has been suspended for the rest of the season for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Indianapolis Colts tight end Jack Doyle.

This isn't the first time Burfict has been in trouble with the NFL. The linebacker has a history of suspensions and fines. During his time in Cincinnati, Burfict received 13 suspensions and fines in seven seasons with the Bengals before signing with the Raiders.

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In 2016, he was suspended three games for multiple violations of player safety rules.

In 2017, the linebacker was suspended five games for a hit to a defenseless player, which was reduced to three games upon appeal.

In 2018, Burfict missed four games for violation of the NFL's performance-enhancing substance policy.

The linebacker has also been slapped with multiple fines for illegal hits throughout his career.

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