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Redskins DeAngelo Hall fined for actions against an official

The Washington Redskins DeAngelo Hall was fined $30,000 by the NFL yesterday for his Week 8 incident (video) with an NFL official during the game between the Redskins and Pittsburgh Steelers on October 28.  Ian Rapoport of nfl.com reported the Hall fine.  After a play in which Hall felt he had been fouled by a…

NFL PUNTS ON CONCUSSION POLICY

Robinson avoids sure suspension for bell-ringer; fined $40K for repeat offense Week 2: Eagles at Falcons After delivering a headhunting hit to Eagles receiver Jeremy Maclin, Falcons cornerback Dunta Robinson was looking to send a message. The NFL also sent a message that it is afraid to enforce harsh sanctions for hits that sometimes cause careers…

$55K fines, but 0 yards, assessed for Ravens’ face-altering, concussing hits

Week 13: Steelers at Ravens Two Ravens players who had hits that were not penalized were fined by the league Monday night. Haloti Ngata was fined $15,000 for a hit that Picassoed the face of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and should make sneezing a challenge (video of Big Ben’s crooked nose here). Jameel McClain was fined $40,000…

NFL establishes 25-for-fighting standard: minimum fine, no benching for slugfest

Street brawls and cheap shots are about to become a bit more common in the NFL. After banging each other under the hood, the NFL opted to fine habitual offender Cortland Finnegan of the Titans and repeat offender Andre Johnson $25,000 each — the league minimum for a second offense . Neither player will sit…

Pound the gavel: Is unfined personal foul like a tree falling without witnesses?

Week 4: Broncos at Titans The Titans have had several instances of fines and allegations of dirty play to answer to this season. Now Law & Order: NFL has its latest incident where the defense pleads its case to the court of public opinion. THE CASE Sen’Derrick Marks, the Titans defensive tackle who was flagged…

3-time offender Finnegan faces possible suspension on next infraction

We noted last year about the frequency of incidents that then-Cowboys lineman Flozel Adams was fined for. While the league opted not to suspend Adams, he was on notice for most of the season. Now Titans defensive back Cortland Finnegan finds himself in similar territory, having racked up his third fine in as many weeks.…