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.
NFL fined three head coaches - - Denver’s Vic Fangio, Seattle’s Pete Carroll and SF’s Kyle Shanahan - $100,000 each for not wearing masks Sunday, and each of their teams another $250,000, sources told ESPN.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 22, 2020
So that’s $1.05 million dollars in fines for not wearing masks.
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.
The NFL is fining the #Saints and #Raiders $250,000 each and coaches Sean Payton and Jon Gruden $100,000 each for failing to properly wear face coverings in the bench area Monday night, per source.— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) September 22, 2020
That brings the total to $1.75 million in total fines for violations in Week 2.
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