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Broncos and HC Vic Fangio fined by NFL for mask usage

Wear a mask or else the NFL said after Week 1. Three head coaches missed that memo and got some hefty fines for it in Week 2.

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The Denver Broncos were one of three teams the NFL put harsh penalties on in Week 2 for the lack of mask usage by their head coaches during their games.

Vic Fangio, along with San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan and Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, were hit with $100,000 fines by the NFL. Each of the clubs were also fined an additional $250,000 for the carelessness of their coaches.

The NFL promised to start levying stiff penalties and they delivered. Maybe in Week 3, coaches will start paying attention to where their face mask is when directing staff and players in game.

Both coaches from the game on Monday night were also hit with fines, so we should expect a lot of mask wearing next week.

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