Raiders’ Jackson fined $30K for contact with game official
NEW YORK (AP) — Oakland Raiders guard Gabe Jackson was fined $30,387 by the NFL on Friday for making contact with an official during the Raiders’ victory over the Denver Broncos last weekend.
Jackson was ejected from the game when he made contact with official Laird Hayes in the first quarter during a brawl last Sunday that began when Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib and Raiders wide receiver Michael Crabtree shoved each other. Jackson ran toward the melee and hit into Hayes, who was knocked to the ground.
Talib and Crabtree were also ejected and later suspended two games by the league, but both had their suspensions reduced to one game after they appealed.
Broncos safety Darian Stewart was fined $24,309 for his hit on Raiders wide receiver Amari Cooper, who suffered a concussion and will sit out this Sunday’s game against the New York Giants.
Los Angeles Rams safety Blake Countess was docked $24,309 for his helmet-to-helmet hit on New Orleans tight end Coby Fleener, who has a concussion and won’t play against Carolina this weekend.
Cleveland wide receiver Bryce Treggs was fined $12,154 for taunting after a play during which teammate Isaiah Crowell lost a yard on a run against Cincinnati.
Browns teammate Jabrill Peppers said Thursday that he was fined $24,308 for his illegal hit on Bengals wide receiver Josh Malone. The rookie safety said he will appeal.
Miami cornerback Bobby McCain was docked $9,115 after he was ejected in the third quarter of the Dolphins’ loss to New England for throwing a punch at Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola.
Fined $18,231 by the league were: Kansas City’s Daniel Sorenson (roughing the passer), Indianapolis’ Antonio Morrison (horse-collar tackle) and Arizona’s Chandler Jones (roughing the passer).