Every week, we will try to tally up the fines assessed by the NFL for on-field incidents. Zebra Blog fine meter $ 1 7 0, 0 0 0 FINES 1 1 SUSP 0 Last week's total: 7 fines, $92,500. Most notably, Falcons cornerback Dunta Robinson, fined $40,000, according to the NFL: "the minimum amount ... for a second violation of the rules on hits against
Week 14: Dolphins at Jets It was a routine punt, but at the conclusion of the play, Dolphins cornerback and special-teamer Nolan Carroll was prone on the turf. Jets assistant coach Sal Alosi admitted to what everyone could see from the broadcast camera (video). While running down the sideline, Alosi slyly
Week 12: Titans at Texans Rarely do any fistfights in football inflict damage on the combatants. However, Titans cornerback Cortland Finnegan and Texans receiver Andre Johnson found a way around that and had perhaps the most violent tête à tête in the NFL in the color television era. Undoubtedly the NFL will
The NFL Network welcomed the new vice-president of officiating, Carl Johnson, in the return of its "Official Review" segment. A spokesperson for the network explained that the transition of Johnson in the new position caused the segment to be placed on hold until he could put the "Official Review" on
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
Week 4: Titans at Broncos (Updated Monday at the end of the article) Titans defensive coordinator Chuck Cecil was adamant in his displeasure over a call announced by referee Clete Blakeman in the first quarter against the Broncos. Problem is, he flipped a middle-fingered salute which was caught live by CBS cameras.
Week 11: Titans at Texans The NFL, prior to Thanksgiving, addressed a mini-controversy regarding a high-five gesture exchanged between Titans quarterback Vince Young and referee Jerome Boger (picture). Frankly, it was much ado about nothing, so I didn't take time to post this until after the holiday. There are several times where