49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and Lions coach Jim Schwartz weren't fined by the league for their post-game handshake antics following last Sunday's 49ers-Lions game. Some players wondered why the head coaches avoided punishment when it's almost certain the NFL would've sanctioned the players for similar actions (and, often, much less). CBS' Charley Casserly explained Sunday on The NFL Today: "Ray Anderson, (NFL) executive VP of football operations, sent a memo this week to all chief executives, general managers and head coaches. The key line in the memo to me was this: 'Everyone should be mindful of his responsibility to act in a way that brings credit to himself, his club, and the NFL.'" Casserly spoke to the NFL to interpret this and here's what they said: 'If this incident happened today, after this memo, both sides would be fined. If this memo had existed before last week, both coaches woulda been fined then.'"
Source: CBS Sports