While I was not a fan of Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown backpedaling 20-yards into the end zone on the punt return last week against the Washington Redskins, I think him being fined $10,000 is way too harsh.
To put that in perspective, the Baltimore Ravens were fined $20,000 by the NFL this past week for previously not listing free safety Ed Reed on the injury report as they should. Cheating, if you will.
$10,000 for celebrating a touchdown too soon? Really?
Maybe the league is trying to get Brown to pay for the sins of fellow wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders, who is accused Read more [...]