During the 2019 NFL offseason, the Oakland Raiders compiled a roster with some of the biggest personalities in the league.
Oakland traded for wide receiver Antonio Brown and signed free agent offensive lineman Richie Incognito and linebacker Vontaze Burfict. The moves made some question the motives of head coach Jon Gruden and company.
A few months later, the Raiders released Brown from the team and now have a problem with Burfict on their hands.
The linebacker laid down a vicious helmet-to-helmet hit on Indianapolis Colts tight end Jack Doyle.
Officials wasted no time kicking Burfict out of the game for the hit and some are social media are calling for a lifetime ban for the troubled, but talented, linebacker.
Here's the hit.
This is hardly the first time Burfict has made a questionable tackle.
He did so against former teammate Antonio Brown that saw the wide receiver knocked unconscious. Burfict has racked up hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines and he's likely to face another significant fine for this hit as well.
Aside from the actions of Burfict, the Raiders have played well this afternoon. Oakland holds a 21-10 lead over the favored Colts in their own building.
Stay tuned for the latest.