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Bengals think they're better with volatile Burfict back

The Bengals aren't sure how many plays they'll get out of linebacker Vontaze Burfict in his first game back from a league suspension.

They know that no matter what the number, it'll likely make a difference.

Burfict sat out the first three games for his repeated illegal hits, including one during the Bengals' latest first-round playoff loss. His hit to receiver Antonio Brown's head drew a penalty that set up Pittsburgh's last-minute field goal for an 18-16 win at Paul Brown Stadium.

The Bengals (1-2) had their defense shredded during a 29-17 loss to Denver on Sunday, with Trevor Siemian throwing a career-high four touchdown passes.

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