The mystery surrounding the contract extension of
"As you know, we believe it here [when] the club and the player have signed off," Lewis said after Friday practice. "It's not signed off."
ESPN had reported Wednesday that the two sides had agreed to a four-year deal worth $20 million and that Burfict would receive $7.6 million in his first year.
It is unknown if there is a connection to the two facts. Speculation is that the deal has been held up by one side or the other.
The team listed a stomach ailment as the reason for his absence from practice Thursday.
A stomach ailment that prevented
Burfict does have time to get healthy - the Bengals play the last preseason game of Week 3.
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