Jackie Battle of the Tennessee Titans has been fined $21,000 by the NFL, becoming the first running back to be docked by the league for lowering the crown of his helmet into an opponent.
The new rule prohibits running backs from delivering blows with the crown of their helmet once they are outside the tackle box.
Battle hit Houston's Danieal Manning during the Texans' 30...
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September 20, 2013
Tennessee Titans running back Jackie Battle was the first running back fined for a new NFL rule this year. The rule is unofficially called the “Trent Richardson rule” and calls for anyone who lowers their helmet outside of the tackle box to be flagged for unnecessary roughness. That is exactly what Battle did during Sunday’s loss to the Houston Texans and he’s been fined...
Titans running back Jackie Battle has been fined $21000 by the NFL for unnecessary roughness after the league ruled he struck an opponent with his helmet on a run play.
Battle has already appealed the fine. He wondered if the league might be trying to make an example of him because the fine is so high and he’s a first time offender.
“They said I hit him with the crown of my...
The Tennessee Titans have signed running back Jackie Battle and tight end DeMarco Cosby to contracts. In corresponding moves the Titans have released quarterback Nate Enderle and running back Alvester Alexander.
In other corresponding moves the Titans have placed a pair of players on the active/PUP list, wide receiver Kevin Walter and tight end Delanie Walker.
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Chargers Jackie Battle admits even he was shocked to receive the bulk of the teams carries in Week 4 against the Chiefs. "I had no idea I was going to get that much work," Battle said. "They kept sending me back out and calling my number, so I figured I was doing something right."
The San Diego Chargers added another running back to their roster on Friday with the signing of free agent RB Jackie Battle. Battle has spent his entire career with the Kansas City Chiefs but was not brought back after the Chiefs added RB Peyton Hillis in free agency. Battle is the third veteran running back to join the Chargers roster this season, after the franchise inked veteran...
The San Diego Chargers have signed running back Jackie Battle. Contract terms were not disclosed.
Battle is built like a tank at 6-2, 239 pounds, but his size did not translate to great power on the NFL gridiron, as he averaged a measly 3.8 yards per carry over his career with Kansas City. Ronnie Brown shall remain the preferred handcuff for Ryan Mathews in fantasy drafts.
On December 23rd, 2007, in a meaningless, diehards-only game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Detroit Lions, Jackie Battle received his first regular season carry in the NFL. It was a simple plunge up the middle, the ball’s placement on the Lions’ three-yard line allowing only one objective for Battle: score. Battle was met
Kansas City Chiefs running back Jackie Battle has been ruled out of Sunday's regular-season finale at Denver.
Battle hurt in foot in last week's overtime loss to the Oakland Raiders.
Thrust into a prominent role following a season-ending injury to Jamaal Charles, Battle finishes the season with 597 yards and two touchdowns on 149 carries.
He had never had more than 20...
On December 23rd, 2007, in a meaningless, diehards-only game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Detroit Lions, Jackie Battle received his first regular season carry in the NFL. It was a simple plunge up the middle, the ball’s placement on the Lions’ three-yard line allowing only one objective for Battle: score. Battle was met by a trio (of an illegal twelve on the field)...