The Insider: Fines


Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 11/22/2013

E.J. Biggers draws $21,000 fine for helmet-to-helmet hit

The NFL has fined Redskins cornerback E.J. Biggers $21,000 for a helmet-to-helmet hit in Sunday’s game against the Philadelphia Eagles.

By Mike Jones  |  03:02 PM ET, 11/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, E.J. Biggers, fines, NFL safety, Week 12

Posted at 07:20 PM ET, 10/30/2013

Redskins’ Brian Orakpo wins appeal over fine

Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo won his appeal for the fine leveled against him for a roughing the passer call against the Chicago Bears in Week 7, coach Mike Shanahan said.

By Mike Jones  |  07:20 PM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, fines, outside linebackers, Redskins vs. Broncos

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 10/25/2013

Brian Orakpo fined for roughing the passer call

Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo received a fine of $15,750 for a roughing the passer call against the Bears.

By Mike Jones  |  03:00 PM ET, 10/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  League fines

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 10/21/2013

Barry Cofield, DeAngelo Hall defend Brandon Meriweather on first hit

Two of the most outspoken players on Washington’s defense defended safety Brandon Meriweather on the first of his two helmet-to-helmet hits.

By Mike Jones  |  03:07 PM ET, 10/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barry cofield, Brandon Meriweather, Concussions, DeAngelo Hall, fines, NFL safety

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 10/21/2013

Brandon Meriweather suspended two games [updated]

The NFL has announced a two-game suspension of Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather.

By Mark Maske  |  12:36 PM ET, 10/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, fines, NFL safety, Redskins vs. Bears, Safeties, suspensions

Posted at 08:15 PM ET, 10/20/2013

Meriweather likely faces suspension or hefty fine after two penalties Sunday for illegal hits

Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan says he’s hopeful the safety won’t be suspended. Meriweather says he has changed the way he plays.

By Mark Maske  |  08:15 PM ET, 10/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, fines, Redskins vs. Bears

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 10/18/2013

Perry Riley fined for hit on Tony Romo

The NFL docks linebacker $15,750 for a roughing-the-passer penalty during last Sunday night’s loss at Dallas, a person familiar with the situation said Friday.

By Mark Maske  |  03:36 PM ET, 10/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fines, inside linebackers, Perry Riley, Redskins vs. Cowboys

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 10/17/2013

Cowboys’ Lawrence fined for block on Amerson

No penalty was called on the play, on which Amerson suffered a concussion and the Cowboys had a 90-yard return.

By Mark Maske and Mike Jones  |  02:38 PM ET, 10/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, David Amerson, Fines, Injuries, Redskins vs. Cowboys

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 09/21/2013

Meriweather to appeal fine, will try to change tackling style

By Mike Jones  |  10:33 AM ET, 09/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Concussions, Fines, Injuries

Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 09/20/2013

Will Montgomery, Nick Sundberg fined

Redskins center Will Montgomery and long-snapper Nick Sundberg take financial hits for actions in loss to Packers.

By Mike Jones  |  03:48 PM ET, 09/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fines, Nick Sundberg, Offensive line, special teams, Will Montgomery

Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 09/18/2013

Brandon Meriweather fined $42,000 for helmet-to-helmet hit

The NFL has fined Redskins strong safety Brandon Meriweather $42,000 for his helmet-to-helmet hit with Green Bay running back Eddie Lacy on Sunday, a person with knowledge of the situation confirmed.

By Mike Jones  |  04:29 PM ET, 09/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Concussions, Fines, NFL safety, Safeties

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 09/16/2013

Meriweather to be fined, not suspended, for helmet-to-helmet hit on Lacy [updated]

Safety Brandon Meriweather will be fined by the NFL but not suspended for his hit Sunday that knocked Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy out of the game with a concussion.

By Mike Jones  |  05:38 PM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Concussions, Fines, Injuries, injury updates, Kai Forbath, NFL safety, Redskins vs. Packers

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 09/12/2013

DeAngelo Hall fined $20,000 for horse-collar tackle

Washington Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall received a $20,000 fine for his horse collar tackle on Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson in Monday night’s game

By Mike Jones  |  05:06 PM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, DeAngelo Hall, Fines, NFL rules

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 08/23/2013

Fletcher, Gomes are not fined by NFL for personal fouls

By Mike Jones  |  04:31 PM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeJon Gomes, Fines, London Fletcher, NFL safety, preseason

Posted at 05:47 PM ET, 08/22/2013

Robert Griffin fined $10,000 by NFL for apparel violation

Infraction occurred during pregame warmups Monday. It's at least the second such fine for the second-year quarterback.

By Mark Maske  |  05:47 PM ET, 08/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fines, NFL, Robert Griffin III, uniforms

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 08/17/2013

Chris Baker, Fred Davis, Bacarri Rambo fined for penalties vs. Titans

The NFL fined three Redskins players for penalties in last week's preseason opener against the Tennessee Titans, the league confirmed.

By Mike Jones  |  02:50 PM ET, 08/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bacarri Rambo, Chris Baker, Fred Davis, League fines, preseason

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 11/18/2012

DeAngelo Hall plans to appeal fine

Cornerback's $30,000 penalty for incident with official last month in Pittsburgh was announced by league Thursday.

By Mark Maske  |  01:43 PM ET, 11/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall, discipline, Fines