The Oakland Raiders have signed linebacker Vontaze Burfict to a one-year contract, they introduced Tuesday evening.
The deal is price as much as $5 million, in keeping with NFL Community.
Burfict, 28, was launched by the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday after seven seasons. With the Raiders, he’ll reunite with defensive coordinator Paul Guenther, who was previously the Bengals defensive coordinator.
Burfict performs an aggressive fashion that has led to quite a few fines and suspensions, Final season, he had 33 tackles in seven video games with the Bengals. He was suspended for the primary 4 video games of the season after violating the NFL’s substance-abuse coverage.
He additionally was suspended three video games for a success on a defenseless participant in 2017 and for 3 extra the earlier season for a number of violations of the NFL’s player-safety guidelines.