Gang Green is Yellow, adding 5 to ‘field’; Trip perp fined $25K, suspended for ’10

The Jets, in consultation with the NFL, assessed a watered-down punishment on Sal Alosi, a trainer who tripped Dolphins special-teams player Nolan Carroll. According to the team, he has been suspended for the remainder of the season, including the postseason, and fined $25,000. He was not fired. The lower amount of his

$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

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 .

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

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

Titans coordinator flips ref, fined $40K

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.

Ravens coach fined $15K for ref bump

Week 2: Ravens at Bengals The league has zero tolerance for deliberate contact with the officials as Ravens coach John Harbaugh was fined $15,000 by the NFL. While fines are usually late-week business, the league levied this fine on Tuesday, underscoring the zero-tolerance nature of "impermissible verbal and physical contact with

Seahawks protest 17 calls

Week 10: Seahawks at Cardinals Seahawks coach Jim Mora is petitioning the league on 17 plays in Sunday's loss to the Cardinals, as reported by Danny O'Neil of The Seattle Times. While it is routine that coaches submit questionable calls to the league office, Mora said it was "probably three times

Cutler fined $20K for arguing with ref; Titans owner gives $ ¼M, 1-finger salute

Couple of stories of the NFL handing out fines for conduct: Backtracking to Week 9, Bears quarterback Jay Cutler was fined $20,000 for arguing a call with referee Ed Hochuli. Cutler was flagged for a 15-yard unsportsmanlike conduct penalty. Much like Chad Ochocinco's $1 facetious bribe the same day, this is