Burfict leaves Bengals-Redskins game with knee injury

Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict (55) socializes during Organized Team Activities at Paul Brown Stadium Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Cincinnati. NICK DAGGY / STAFF
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Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict (55) socializes during Organized Team Activities at Paul Brown Stadium Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Cincinnati. NICK DAGGY / STAFF

Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict left today’s game against Washington with a knee injury in the second quarter. The team listed his return as questionable, but Burfict returned a few plays later.

Burfict injured the knee while making a tackle on Redskins running back Rob Kelley. He stayed in for one play but was unable to run to the ball on a completion to Chris Thompson.

He limped off under his own power after being evaluated by trainers.

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