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Per a tweet from ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Baltimore Ravens safety has been suspended one game for hits to the head and neck area of other players: Per Spotrac.com, Reed is scheduled to earn $7.2 million this year, which equates to $450,000 per game. Reed, known for his punishing hits on players, was penalized for a hit on a defenseless receiver Sunday night for hitting the head and neck area of Pittsburgh Steelers receiver, Emmanuel Sanders. Reed did not appear to be intentionally spearing Sanders in the head, but the helmet-to-helmet contact was clear and an obvious violation of player safety rules. This is Reed’s third violation over the last three seasons, and according to the NFL’s 2010 schedule of fines, violations in these years are assessed and considered as repeat offenses. He was fined $21,000 in September 2012 for his hit on New England Patriots receiver Deion Branch, and previously in December 2010, for roughing the passer against New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees. It was not immediately clearly whether Reed would appeal. If he appeals, under the NFL’s Collective Bargaining Agreement, the appeal will be heard by either Art Shell or Ted Contrell. Follow us on Twitter @DownandDistance Down and Distance Columnist - Shane Richardson @Shaner021The post Report: Ed Reed Suspended One Game for Violating Player Safety Rules appeared first on DOWN & DISTANCE.
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Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed will not be suspended for one game after all.
The future Hall-of-Fame veteran faced the penalty after being flagged for unnecessary roughness during Sunday’s game against the Steelers resulted in what looked like a third-and-final strike against him.
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The NFL initially suspended Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed for one game for his helmet-to-helmet hit during this past Sunday night’s game against the Steelers.
After appealing his suspension, the NFL has decided to reduce Reed’s suspension to a $50,000 fine instead of his entire game check of over $400,000.
On Monday afternoon, the NFL suspended him for one game for his third...
Baltimore Ravens FS Ed Reed will play against the San Diego Chargers on Sunday after his one-game suspension was reduced to a fine by the NFL. Reed was suspended for violating the league’s policy of hits on defenseless players.
“I do not believe that your actions were so egregious as to subject you to a one-game suspension without pay,” Ted Cottrell of the NFL’s appeal board...
Veteran Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed has been suspended by the NFL for one game after be flagged for an unnecessary roughness penalty in Sunday’s row with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Reed’s helmet-to-helmet collision with Steelers’ receiver Emmanuel Sanders was not the first time Reed has gotten in trouble for similar hits.
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Ravens safety Ed Reed has been suspended for one game by the NFL for repeated safety violations according to NFL.com.Fantasy Spin:Reed delivered a huge helmet-to-helmet hit on Steelers wideout Emmanuel Sanders Sunday night in Pittsburgh. Reed has been known for instigating these kinds of collisions over the years but apparently the league has decided that it's not going to tolerate...
Veteran Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed has been suspended by the NFL for one game after be flagged for an unnecessary roughness penalty in Sunday’s row with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Reed’s helmet-to-helmet collision with Steelers’ receiver Emmanuel Sanders was not the first time Reed has gotten in trouble for similar Hits. According to the NFL, [...]
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Judge: Please explain to the court what you saw.
Witness: Well, it was a pass play. Definitely a pass play. The quarterback threw it. The receiver caught it. He got hit and went down. Then a flag was thrown.
Judge: And the receiver was struck in the head by the defender?
Witness: That is correct.
Judge: And the defender led with his helmet and initiated contact with his helmet?
According to ESPN’;s Chris Mortensen, Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed will appeal the one game suspension that the NFL handed him for his helmet-to-helmet hit during last night’s game against the Steelers.
Ed Reed’s appeal on 1-game suspension could be overturned or financial penalty could be reduced. Game check of $423,529 is a bit steep.
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Baltimore safety Ed Reed won his appeal and will not be suspended for Sunday's game against San Diego.Fantasy Spin:His fine was also reduced to $50,000. The league disciplined Reed earlier in the week for an illegal hit he made against Steelers receiver Emmanuel Sanders Sunday in Pittsburgh.
Ravens safety Ed Reed will be in the lineup after all Sunday as he appealed his one-game suspension for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Pittsburgh's Emmanuel Sanders.
Reed was originally suspended for one week due to being a three-time offender of the rule, but on Tuesday, Ted Cottrell reduced Reed's punishment to a $50,000 fine.
In a letter to Reed, Cottrell said, I have...
Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed has avoided a one-game
suspension for late hits after an appeal. He instead will be fined
As @tomecurran reported, Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski broke his forearm. Am told he did it on the Patriots' last extra point.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 19, 2012He broke it on an extra point? Are you kidding me?I guess this is the reason you don't leave your stars in the game with the game so well in hand.They did show Gronk heading the the locker room but I...
On a day full of news, Adam Schefter of ESPN is now reporting via Twitter that free agent wide receiver Plaxico Burress is expected to go to Pittsburgh to meet with and take a physical for the Steelers.
Burress last played for the Jets in 2011, when he had 45 catches and 612 yards and eight touchdowns.
This could mean that wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery might have suffered a serious...
According to a report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen, doctors are hopeful that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s ribs will be healed in time for their December 2nd match up with the Ravens.
Steelers doctors believe Roethlisberger will miss three weeks, though the team has not abandoned hope that he may miss only two games and be able to return...