Bengals place Vontaze Burfict on IR, activate A.J. McCarron

The Cincinnati Bengals placed Pro Bowl linebacker Vontaze Burfict on injured reserve.

He suffered a knee injury against the Baltimore Ravens.

He has also dealt with concussions.

He had 29 tackles and a fumble recovery this season.

The Bengals activated rookie quarterback A.J. McCarron from the reserve non-football injury list.

McCarron had a shoulder injury.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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