According to Pro Football Talk, Tennessee Titans’ safety Michael Griffin lost his appeal for his one game suspension that he received for a hit on Raiders’ backup tight end Mychal Rivera.
The play was under much scrutiny, as Griffin looked helpless as both players’ trajectory made the helmet-to-helmet contact inevitable. Griffin corroborated the suspension, taking to his Twitter...
The NFL has decided to uphold safety Michael Griffin’s one game suspension for illegally hitting a receiver this past week.
The 1-game suspension for Titans S Michael Griffin was upheld.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) November 26, 2013
Griffin will miss this week’s Titans-Colts game.
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Titans safety Michael Griffin is appealing his one-game suspension without pay after being labeled by the NFL as a repeat offender of the league's rules prohibiting hits to the head and neck area of defenseless players.
The league announced the penalty Monday for Griffin's hit on Oakland tight end Mychal Rivera. The punishment came from Merton Hanks, the NFL's vice president...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago
The NFL has suspended another player for wreckless tackling out on the field.
Titans safety Michael Griffin was suspended one game on Monday for the head shot he delivered on Raiders tight end Mychal Rivera over the weekend. This marks the second time this season and the fourth time in the last two seasons that Griffin has been punished by the NFL for delivering illegal hits. The...
With the Tennessee Titans currently holding the last wild card slot in the AFC, having a full deck of cards is a must if they are to win anymore big hands. Titans’ safety Michael Griffin has been suspended for one game without pay by the NFL, with the suspension ironically being handed down by ex-49ers defensive back Merton Hanks.
Here is the statement by Hanks, courtesy of MusicCityMiracles...
The NFL has suspended Titans safety Michael Griffin one game without pay as a repeat offender of the league's rules prohibiting hits to the head and neck area of defenseless players.
The league announced the penalty Monday from Merton Hanks, the NFL's vice president of football operations.
Griffin cannot practice or play Sunday against Indianapolis or take part in any football...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago
Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean was first to report that Titans FS Michael Griffin has received a one-game suspension for his illegal hit Raiders TE Mychal Rivera.
Wyatt adds that since Griffin is a repeat offender of the leagues protocol against hits to the head and neck, the NFL will likely enforce the suspension.
Griffin leveled Rivera as he had his head turned around to catch...
According to Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean, the NFL is suspending Titans safety Michael Griffin one game for an illegal hit.
#Titans safety Michael Griffin is facing a one-game suspension from the NFL for Sunday's hit vs Raiders, sources say
— Jim Wyatt (@jwyattsports) November 25, 2013
If Griffin appeals he’ll likely have his suspension...
Yesterday Michael Griffin blew up Raiders tight end Mychal Rivera for a violent head blow which caused Rivera to leace for the rest of the game. @JasonLaCanfora: Titans S Michael Griffin has been suspended 1 game by the NFL for repeatedly striking opponents in the head and neck area.
The Tennessee Titans are coming off a 28-21 victory over the St. Louis Rams, and now sit at 4-4 and have everything to play for after the first half of their season. They could have used a Indianapolis loss coupled with a Texans victory to muck up the division a bit, but are still in control of their own destiny going forward.
The Titans have one of the best secondaries in the NFL...