Pittsburgh offensive coordinator Randy Fichtner opened up his playbook to help the Steelers avoid just their second 0-4 start in 51 years.
When delivering a helmet-to-helmet hit on defenseless tight end Jack Doyle of the Colts, Burfict was yet again flawless in his disregard for any level of safety.
Pittsburgh opened as a 4½-point home favorite, but the line is down to 3 (minus 120) at multiple Las Vegas sportsbooks and to 3½ (Even) at the majority of books.
Raiders middle linebacker Vontaze Burfict has been suspended for the remainder of the 2019 season for his repeated violations of unnecessary roughness rules.
NFL underdogs went 9-3-1 against the spread with seven outright upsets Sunday as Las Vegas sportsbooks had their best day of the season, by far.
Opening and closing lines and point-spread highlights for every NFL Sunday game.
Sports wagering is topping expectations since the Indiana General Assembly voted to legalize it in June in return for 15 percent of the profit.
Raiders middle linebacker Vontaze Burfict was ejected from the team’s 31-24 victory in the second quarter after play was stopped for review on a helmet-to-helmet hit.
The fourth-round pick forced a fumble and knocked down two passes at the line of scrimmage, though the defensive end is still searching for his first sack.
How the team performed in a 31-24 win.