Found September 26, 2012 on The Kevin Burke Project:

Belichick statement on grabbing official after the Ravens game

The following is part of the opening statement by New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick from Monday's presser. He essentially opens his scheduled Monday meeting with the media with his side of the story. An interesting departure from the usually tight lipped Hoodie. "On the final kick, after we took the timeout and rushed the kick, from the sideline I saw the ball...

Patriots coach Belichick fined $50K

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick was fined $50,000 for his conduct following Sunday night's game against the Baltimore Ravens, the NFL announced on Wednesday. Belichick was seen grabbing a referee following a game-winning kick by Ravens rookie Justin Tucker. Baltimore won, 31-30. ''Whatever the league decides to do, I'll respect and just try and do my job...

NFL fines Bill Belichick $50K

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick was fined $50,000 for his conduct on Sunday night, the NFL announced Wednesday. Belichick was seen grabbing a referee following a game-winning kick by Ravens rookie kicker Justin Tucker. The Ravens won 31-30. Belichick has earlier said this week that he didn't mean to disrespect the official and just wanted to ask whether the field...

Bill Belichick fined by NFL for grabbing referee

NFL.comThe NFL will announce a fine for New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick later Wednesday, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. Belichick grabbed an official shortly after the Baltimore Ravens kicked a game-winning field goal Sunday that passed over the top of the right upright.The Redskins' Kyle Shanahan was reportedly fined $25,000 - no word on what...

Vote: Was Bill Belichick's $50,000 Fine Too Harsh?

The NFL handed New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick a $50,000 fine on Wednesday for his actions in a Sunday night loss to the Baltimore Ravens. After the loss, in which there were numerous questionable calls by the replacement officiating crew, Belichick grabbed at one of the officials arm's to supposedly ask him if the previous field goal would be reviewed. As the final...

Bill Belichick Fined $50,000 for Grabbing Official's Arm After Patriots' Loss to Ravens

When the NFL says no touching, it means no touching. Patriots coach Bill Belichick has been fined $50,000 by the league for grabbing an official's arm after New England's loss to Baltimore on Sunday, according to the league. Belichick fined $50,000 for touching an official. — Judy Battista (@judybattista) September 26, 2012 The NFL has fined #Patriots coachBill Belichick...

Bill Belichick Hit With $50,000 Fine by NFL

The NFL has fined Bill Belichick $50,000 for “impermissible physical contact with an official.” The incident occurred when Belichick grabbed the arm of an official as they were leaving the field after Baltimore kicked a winning field goal at the end of Sunday’s game. The kick has become one of the many instances of confusion [...]

NFL Ref lockout COULD be over and Bill Belichick out $50K

You know, possibly the only "Lockout" that may be stupider than this is the NHL. Though the NHL wouldn't be drawing this kind of publicity. According to reports all over the Interwebs, the NFL and the NFLRA are on the cusp of an agreement that would put the professional refs back out on the field with the professional players. The only question is when. Depending...

Report: Bill Belichick hit with a $50K fine for grabbing ref at end of game

Don’t touch the ref, it’s as simple as that, in any sport. Didn’t make any difference that New England Patriots head coach, Bill Belichick, did so to a replacement official, it is a huge no-no in the NFL. The league responded by handing down the largest fine during this young season, levying a $50,000 fine [...]

Pats' Belichick, Skins' Kyle Shanahan fined

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick and Washington Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan have been fined by the NFL for their respective actions toward referees during Sunday's games. Belichick incurred a $50,000 fine for "impermissible physical contact with an official" at the end of Sunday's game against the Baltimore Ravens. Shanahan received a...

Patriots Lose To Ravens In The Most Controversial Game of the Year

Everyone expected this game to be nasty, but no one was prepared for what happened Sunday night in Baltimore. The referees had no control over the game, which was marred by frequent fights between groups of players. In addition to the fights, the refs administered 24 penalties during the game — 10 to the Patriots and 14 to the Ravens. In addition, there were 13 first downs handed...

Is The Woodhead-Ridley Combination Working?

When BenJarvus Green-Ellis left in the off-season, a slot opened up for the starting running back. Despite some fumbles, the slot was always going to be filled by Stevan Ridley, and it was no surprise when he was named starter. And after a 100 yard game on opening Sunday against the Tennessee Titans, it looked like the start of something good on the offense.However, I feel like...
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