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Vontaze Burfict injury update


Nov 17, 2013; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bengals outside linebacker Vontaze Burfict (55) reacts during the game against the Cleveland Browns at Paul Brown Stadium. Cincinnati won 41-20. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

The Cincinnati Bengals are just now beginning to hit the field at Qualcomm Stadium for their pregame warm-ups, and this is likely when the playing status of starting weakside linebacker Vontaze Burfict will be determined. He’s battling an ankle injury after spraining it in practice Friday, and is being called a gametime decision, signaling the coaches and medical staff will likely determine if he’ll play or not based on how he looks during warm-ups.

If that’s the case, it doesn’t sound good for Burfict’s chances of playing:


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