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Bengals News (2/18): What to do with Vontaze Burfict this offseason

The Bengals are going to face a tough decision on Vontaze Burfict this offseason.

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If it were me, I would have introduced myself at the press conference, thanked the team and my family then immediately stated I was cutting Vontaze Burfict. You want to talk about establishing a culture and setting a standard, that’s great. Words need to be backed by actions and this needs to be the first one taken to clean house of the most significant culture problem remaining from the previous regime.

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