Saturday , November 25 2017

Pete Carroll: Clarity coming soon for Avril, Chancellor

Getty Images Cornerstone Seahawks defenders Cliff Avril and Kam Chancellor (pictured) have been lost in recent weeks to neck injuries. And while not much has been disclosed about their situations to date, more information is coming soon. “There will be some clarity,” coach Pete Carroll told reporters on Friday. “Yes. …

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Kyle Long fined $9,115 for unnecessary roughness

Getty Images The NFL fined Bears right guard Kyle Long $9,115 for unnecessary roughness. Long pushed Lions defensive tackle A’Shawn Robinson in the back, knocking him to the ground, after rookie quarterback Mitch Trubisky ran for 15 yards. Officials penalized the Bears 15 yards. Trubisky fumbled on the next play, …

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Johnny Holton fined $12,154 for unsportsmanlike conduct

Getty Images The NFL fined Raiders receiver Johnny Holton $12,154 for unsportsmanlike conduct. Holton gave Patriots cornerback Jonathan Jones an open-hand smack on the helmet after a Derek Carr incompletion to Holton in the fourth quarter. Holton slapped Jones in front of side judge Allen Baynes, who immediately threw his …

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Earl Thomas fined for unnecessary roughness

Getty Images The NFL fined Seahawks safety Earl Thomas $24,309 for unnecessary roughness in Monday night’s loss to the Falcons. Atlanta’s Levine Toilolo caught a 25-yard touchdown pass from Matt Ryan in the third quarter. At the end of the play, Thomas hit Toilolo in the helmet with his shoulder. …

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Carson Wentz fined $9,115 for low block

Getty Images The NFL fined Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz $9,115 for a low block in Sunday’s victory over the Cowboys. During a two-point conversion in the fourth quarter, Wentz threw a pass to tight end Zach Ertz, who was ruled to have fumbled before crossing the goal line. (It appeared …

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