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NFL Warnes Players And Coaches About Confronting Refs -
The NFL has warned teams that it won’t tolerate confrontational behavior toward replacement officials. Senior league officials called owners, general managers and coaches from all 32 teams to tell them that respect for the game demands better on-field behavior. NFL executive vice president Ray Anderson singled out Monday night’s game for having examples of “unacceptable behavior.” He didn’t specify which incidents in the Atlanta Falcons’ victory over Denver crossed the line, but Broncos coach John Fox and defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio both had heated arguments with officials. Anderson said, “We’re not going to tolerate it.” He said flags, fines and suspensions are possible for coaches or players who cross the line.
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The NFL has reportedly fined Broncos head coach John Fox and defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio for their public criticism of the replacement officials.
The NFL is apparently dead serious in regards to trying to maintain this charade that the replacement referees are on par with the normal officials.
Viewers that tuned into Monday Night Football during the Atlanta Falcons victory over the Denver Broncos witnessed Broncos coach John Fox and his defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio losing their minds on that game’s officiating crew...
ESPN’s Adam Schefter has reported that Denver Broncos head coach John Fox and Jack Del Rio are likely to be fined in the vicinity of $20,000 for their part in the ruckus that ensued in last week’s Monday Night Football loss in Atlanta.
As PFT points out, the timing is a little weird. Normally fines occur on Fridays, it could be the fact that there are not players involved. However...
Senior Executives of the NFL have been getting in touch with all of the teams in the league this week. General Managers, Owner’s and Coaches were all contacted and told that they would be subject to punishment for verbally abusing or yelling at the replacement referees like in the case of Jack Del Rio and John Fox on Monday night. All I have to say is “Really?!” It’s a little...
The NFL has warned teams that it won't tolerate confrontational behavior toward replacement officials.
NFL.com said on Thursday night that senior league officials called owners, general managers and coaches from all 32 teams to tell them that respect for the game demands better on-field behavior.
NFL executive vice president Ray Anderson singled out Monday night's game...
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The NFL is...