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Fins fined for reporting violation

Discussion in 'Miami Dolphins Forum' started by Finatik, Nov 8, 2018.

  1. Finatik

    Finatik Season Ticket Holder Club Member

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    According to Albert Breer of SI.com, the league fined the Miami Dolphins $30,000 and coach Adam Gase $15,000 for the handling of the Week Six injury report regarding quarterback Ryan Tannehill.

    The fine came from the team’s listing of Tannehill as a full participant in practice on a Thursday, even though Tannehill missed some of the first-team reps.

    Per Breer, the Dolphins and Gase weren’t fined for failing to downgrade Tannehill from questionable to doubtful due to a shoulder injury, in advance of the team’s decision to make him inactive for the game against the Bears. That would seem to the the more obvious — and problematic — violation of the rules.
     
  2. danmarino

    danmarino Season Ticket Holder Club Member

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    Such BS...
     
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  3. Finatik

    Finatik Season Ticket Holder Club Member

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    So if he sits out a couple of reps because he went to the toilet is that now considered a partial participant?
     
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  4. danmarino

    danmarino Season Ticket Holder Club Member

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    Only for the Dolphins. Gronk can miss the flight and still be listed as questionable and no one bats an eye.
     
  5. Surfs Up 99

    Surfs Up 99 Well-Known Member

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    $30,000? Ha! That's chump change. Ross has that between his butt cheeks.
     
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  6. adamprez2003

    adamprez2003 Senior Member

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    Remind me to never ask Ross to spot me a twenty
     
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  7. resnor

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    Simply another example of the league protecting a certain team, and allowing an unfair advantage.
     
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  8. KeyFin

    KeyFin Well-Known Member

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    They can and probably will appeal, although it probably makes more sense just to pay the fine. I think it's funny how the NFL acts like they're an elitist homeowner's association that has to penalize folks for every little thing to keep the neighborhood from falling apart.
     
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  9. Silverphin

    Silverphin Well-Known Member

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    Where was this energy when Tom Brady spent decades on the injury list as probable?
     
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