Oakland Raiders linebacker Vontaze Burfict appeared to try to punch an opposing player Sunday against the Vikings.
In a viral video making the rounds online, Burfict appears to throw two punches at Dalvin Cook towards the end of the run. (SLIDESHOW: These Women On Instagram Hate Wearing Clothes)
He didn’t appear to really connect on either of them, but there’s no question he was making an effort. Give the video a watch below. (SLIDESHOW: 142 Times Josephine Skriver Barely Wore Anything)
Football season has officially started: Vontaze Burfict is throwing punches pic.twitter.com/85GhmhLnUn
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What the hell is Burfict doing? The guy doesn’t exactly have a history of keeping his cool, and most certainly won’t get the benefit of the doubt from anybody. (SLIDESHOW: 71 Times Samantha Hoopes Stripped Down)
That means when Goodell sees this video and decides on a fine, it’s probably not going to be a small one.
You simply can’t be punching players out on the field. There’s no scenario where the NFL is going to let a guy get away with swinging on an opponent. (SLIDESHOW: This Blonde Bombshell Might Be The Hottest Model On The Internet)
I’d be a little surprised if the Raiders linebacker got suspended, but there’s about a billion percent chance he gets fined.
The letter is probably already in the mail. Play stupid games and you’ll win stupid prizes.
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The guy just can’t seem to make smart decisions.