Vontaze Burfict lays out Antonio Brown with head hit, Adam Jones gets pentaly

The Bengals defense collapsed in the worst of ways in Saturday’s AFC Wild Card round loss to the Steelers.

After A.J. Green caught a 25 yard touchdown pass from A.J. McCarron to give the Bengals a 16-15 lead the Bengals were blessed with an interception caught by Vontaze Burfict. Of course a Jeremy Hill would fumble would give the Steelers another possession and the collapse was on.

Vontaze Burfict was called for a penalty on a nasty head shot to Steelers receiver Antonio Brown. After Brown was helped off the field a skirmish took place and Adam Jones was flagged resulting in a 35-yard attempt by Chris Boswell.

Boswell’s kick was good giving the Steelers the 18-16 lead which stayed good for the win. The Bengals have not won a playoff game since January 6, 1991 – the longest drought of any team in the NFL. That’s futility that even the Browns can not match.


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