|Sep. 7, 2017 2:56 PM PT3:56 PM MT4:56 PM CT5:56 PM ET21:56 GMT5:56 2:56 PM MST4:56 PM EST4:56 PM CT1:56 UAE (+1)17:56 ETNaN:� - Burfict signed a three-year extension on Thursday. Burfict's deal is worth $38.68 million, according to multiple reports.
Analysis: The 26-year-old is playing through the final season of a four-year contract in 2017. He will miss the first three games of the campaign due to a suspension for repeated violations of on-field safety rules.
|Aug. 27, 2017 8:19 PM PT9:19 PM MT10:19 PM CT11:19 PM ET3:19 GMT11:19 8:19 PM MST10:19 PM EST10:19 PM CT7:19 UAE (+1)23:19 ETNaN:� - The NFL has reduced Burfict's suspension for an illegal hit from five games to three.
Analysis: Burfict was given the ban for hitting Chiefs fullback Anthony Sherman in a defenseless position on a pass play during the first quarter of a preseason game on Aug. 19. The standout linebacker was also suspended for the first three games of last season for multiple violations of player safety rules. He'll be eligible to return to practice on Sept. 25.