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NFL upholds Raiders LB Vontaze Burfict suspension

It’s now official, Vontaze Burfict will miss the remainder of the 2019 season when on Wednesday the linebacker notorious for dirty play had his appeal of a 12 game suspension denied.

The news came down from NFL appeals officer, Derrick Brooks, after Burfict’s appeal hearing on Tuesday. Jon Gruden said in a press conference on that the team hoped to have Burfict return at some point.

Burfict has a long track record of fines and suspensions, having already served multiple three game suspensions as well as a four game suspension for violating the leagues PED policy.