linebacker is looking at a five-game suspension for his illegal hit against fullback
Burfict has a scheduled with the NFL next week, he is planning on filing an appeal.
Burfict has been through this before. He was suspended the first three games of the 2016 season for another illegal hit on Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown during the 2015 playoffs, among other violations. Burfict has paid close to $800,000 in fines across his five-year NHL career.
Source: Adam Schefter - ESPN · Photo Credit: KEYSTONE PRESS