Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster made a block during Monday Night football’s Cincinnati-Pittsburgh matchup that knocked Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict out of the game.
He launched helmet, then stood over him. granted I hate Vontez but JuJu had the block but he seen Vontez and gave the hit some Extra Sause and put the dudes lights out. pic.twitter.com/wjETjmyg71
— Zac Varns (@zvarns781) December 5, 2017
The hit may now knock Smith-Schuster out of a game as well.
According to reports, the rookie could be suspended a game for what’s being called a dirty crack-back block.
The NFL is strongly weighing a one-game suspension for Steelers WR Juju Smith-Schuster for his hit on Vontaze Burfict, sources say. Those involved are expecting that to wind up being the case.
— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) December 5, 2017
Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was only suspended a single game for spearing the neck/head region of a Bills defender laying defenseless on the ground following a play Sunday.