Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict sidelined with concussion

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Vontaze Burfict sustains second concussion in two weeks
Wednesday September 17th, 2014

Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict missed practice Wednesday due to a concussion.

Burfict was initially diagnosed with a stinger after leaving Sunday's win over the Atlanta Falcons in the second half. Concussion-related symptoms didn't surface until after the game, according to writer Geoff Hobson.​

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The 6-foot-1, 248-pounder also suffered a concussion in the Bengals' Week 1 win over the RavensBurfict will have to go through the NFL's concussion protocol before returning to action.

The 23-year-old recorded an NFL-high 115 tackles and three sacks over 16 games last season.

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The Bengals (2-0) host the Tennessee Titans on Sunday.

- Chris Johnson

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