Originally Posted by infantrycak
No your position is blatantly wrong, but keep sticking with it. Players like Harrison who are repeat offenders have gotten hit with heavier fines for lessor offenses because they are repeat offenses.
The contrast between the fines on the two Broncos LB's demonstrates this. One on a player with no track record - barely more than this fine. One on a player who was flagged the week before - much larger discipline.
There are all sorts of missed calls each week and the vast majority receive no action by the NFL. The NFL could have easily sat on this non-flagged play and done nothing if they agreed with you. They didn't. Get over it.
No you are wrong as per usual when it comes to this particular subject.
We are talking about an initial transgression. Harrisions fines have escalated as a result of his blatant disregard for the rules Aka the NFL determined that there was actual malice or dirtiness behind his hits.
You too trying to argue that the NFL would see a hit, determine there was intent to injure or an element of dirtiness, and only fine the player 10,000 dollars....the "standard fine for a block like that"?
Stop it. That sounds ridiculous X2.
The NFL didn't think there was anything other than an illegal block.
A track record would *ding ding* indicate that there is probably intent or at the very least disregard.
And on top of all that you are either lying or just ignorant to say that there are plays like this that go unflagged and in fined by the NFL all the time. Please.
Do more research. The NFL regularly goes back and fines players for illegal hits. Even ones not resulting in any injury what so ever.
Monday night football. Everyone is watching.
10,000 as a fine says exactly what I believe. The block was illegal, dangerous and should not be done....BUT there was no dirty intent.