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NFL wants players playing, not thinking about roughing the passer penalties

NEW YORK — The NFL doesn’t want players worrying about getting flagged or fined. “You gotta play,” NFL football operations chief Troy Vincent said Tuesday at the league’s fall meetings. “You hope that no player is thinking about a rule. We want them to play (with a) free mind where you’re just free and you play.” Chiefs rookie linebacker Breeland ...

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Witten calls stricter roughing the passer penalties 'left wing'

ESPN analyst Jason Witten referred to the stricter rules against roughing the passer this season as “left wing” during the Pittsburgh Steelers–Tampa Bay Buccaneers game on Monday Night Football. “I knew they wanted to make it about the health and safety and protect these quarterbacks but it just seem… NFL | theScore

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Saints' Onyemata fined more than his paycheck for Week 1 penalties

New Orleans Saints defensive tackle David Onyemata came away from Week 1 with debt, as a pair of fines for roughing the passer topped the value of his game check. Onyemata, who makes a weekly salary of $ 37,059, was fined $ 40,108 combined for his two major fouls, according to <a href="http… NFL | theScore

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England claim third place on penalties

England needed penalties to defeat hosts France in Vannes on Friday afternoon and claim their best-ever finish at a FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, as they won the Play-off for third place at France 2018 after a 1-1 draw at the end of the 90 minutes. Chances were traded at both ends during a competitively played first half at the ...

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Four NASCAR crew chiefs suspended following Bristol penalties

In the Xfinity series, three teams were found in violation of NASCAR’s lug nut policy following Friday night’s race. Matt Swiderski, crew chief for Team Penske’s No. 12 Ford driven last week by Austin Cindric, has been suspended for three races and fined $ 20,000 after the car was found to have at least three unsecured or missing lug nuts. ...

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