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We asked our followers on Twitter, what they thought of Vontaze Burfict's fine -- which he's appealing. The results were as widespread as the comments here at CJ.

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Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict was fined $25,000 by the league office for two ankle wrenches against the Carolina Panthers -- despite the league not reacting until AFTER tight end Greg Olsen said something. The league will call Burfict to the principals office if he commits another infraction. Burfict is appealing the fine.

We asked Twitter what they thought of the infraction. Anyone that used #BurfictGate is featured here.

The general theme, including the comments here at CJ, was disappointment but without any loyalty lost. Like being disappointed in your best friend for doing something (or someone) he shouldn't have.

Others are indifferent (saying it happens everywhere, he just got caught) to full-fledged support.

It's the standard with those who have committed similar acts.

Others just had fun... because that's what fun people do.