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The Seattle Seahawks will have to forfeit two scheduled organized team activities after the NFL found the team engaged in live contact during a recent practice, which violates the new collective bargaining agreement.
The NFL Management Council and NFL Players Association issued a statement Tuesday with the punishment outlined for coach Pete Carroll and the organization:
JOINT STATEMENT ON CBA VIOLATION BY SEATTLE SEAHAWKS
"The NFL Management Council and NFL Players Association have determined that the Seattle Seahawks violated the Collective Bargaining Agreement’s offseason workout rules on the prohibition of live contact during one of the club’s organized team activity days (“OTA days”).
As a result, the Seahawks will forfeit two of their scheduled OTA practices (June 6 and 7) as well as an additional offseason workout day on Friday, June 8. Seahawks’ players are not permitted to be at the facility on those days, but will be paid for the sessions. The club cannot reschedule the cancelled days."
During OTAs players are not allowed to hit or line up 11 on 11.
Video: Carroll reacts to CBA violation
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