CINCINNATI, OH - OCTOBER 14: Vontaze Burfict #55 of the Cincinnati Bengals and Shawn Williams #36 combine to tackle James Conner #30 of the Pittsburgh Steelers during the second quarter at Paul Brown Stadium on October 14, 2018 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
Photo: Andy Lyons/Getty Images
Photo: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

NFL fines Bengals' Vontaze Burfict $112,000 for hits during Steelers game

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The league fined Burfict for several plays that constituted unnecessary roughness in the Week 6 contest.

Those include the play where Burfict appeared to hit Antonio Brown with a forearm in the third quarter.

Another play involved James Conner, where Burfict led with his helmet while hitting Conner.

There was no word on whether Burfict planned to appeal the fines.

He has been suspended previously by the NFL on several occasions for violent hits.

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