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More Evidence Surfaces In Case To Ban This Star Player From The NFL

A general view of the Cincinnati Bengals field.

CINCINNATI - SEPTEMBER 26: General view of Paul Brown Stadium during the game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Cincinnati Bengals on September 26, 2004 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Ravens defeated the Bengals 23-9. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Earlier this week, NFL insider and columnist Mike Florio suggested Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict should be kicked out of the league. Burfict enraged Pittsburgh Steelers fans over the weekend with a questionable hit to the head of star wide receiver Antonio Brown on Sunday.

After the hit, Burfict allegedly told Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster, "you're next." Burfict and JuJu have a history after Smith-Schuster hit the linebacker with a blindside block last year.

The controversial linebacker has a checkered past with vicious hits and has been suspended by the league several times. Many, including Florio, want him out of the NFL.

The case to remove him from the NFL received some additional evidence this week. Florio revealed Burfict's digital footprint shows he wants retribution on Smith-Schuster for his hit last season.

Burfict liked a tweet suggesting he wants to see Smith-Schuster "carted off the field this season."

In the game on Sunday, Burfict and Smith-Schuster avoided each other for much of the contest and there were no controversial plays between the two.

Mike Florio suggested Burfict's digital footprint should be enough for the NFL to take action. "That should be more than enough to prompt a lengthy suspension (or more) for Burfict, given what he did to Brown and what Burfict threatened to do to Smith-Schuster," Florio said.