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Sport Report: NFL hands out $1M in fines for coaches not wearing masks

05:46  22 september  2020
05:46  22 september  2020 Source:   thescore.com

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The NFL cracked down on three coaches for not wearing their mask on the sideline during this weekend's games. Under the new protocol, anyone with access to the sideline area must wear a face covering to combat the coronavirus. "The face covering must be worn as designed so that it securely

The NFL also fined their teams 0,000 each, resulting in a total of $ 1 .05 million in fines in Week 2. Those penalties come after the league sent a Coaches throughout the league have experienced difficulties regarding face coverings: Chiefs coach Andy Reid's face mask was nearly completely

The NFL cracked down on three coaches for not wearing their mask on the sideline during this weekend's games.

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The league fined the Denver Broncos' Vic Fangio, Seattle Seahawks' Pete Carroll, and San Francisco 49ers' Kyle Shanahan $100,000 each for the improper use of masks and all three teams have also been fined $250,000, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports.

The league issued a memo to teams and coaches after Week 1, reminding them about the imposed guidelines on wearing a face covering on the sidelines.

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The NFL has issued fines amounting to over $ 1 million to teams and head coaches for breaking with the league ’s coronavirus protocols last week after CBS Sports reported that the league ’s executive vice president of football operations sent a memo reminding teams of the need to wear masks

Three NFL teams are being fined 0,000 each because their coaches were not wearing face coverings during games on Sunday, a league source told CNN Monday. NFL levies more than $ 1 million in fines against 3 teams and their coaches who didn't wear masks during games.

Under the new protocol, anyone with access to the sideline area must wear a face covering to combat the coronavirus.

"The face covering must be worn as designed so that it securely fits across the wearer's nose and mouth to prevent the transmission of the virus," read the memo sent from NFL executive vice president of football operations Troy Vincent.

Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden and New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton were also seen communicating during Monday night's contest without a mask.

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NFL threatens suspensions, loss of draft picks for coaches not wearing masks .
Five NFL head coaches and their respective teams have already been fined a combined total of nearly $2 million. The fines could continue to increase if the same coaches violate the protocols.According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the NFL sent another strongly-worded memo to teams this week urging them to comply with all coronavirus-related protocols on game day. Failure to do so may result in suspensions or the loss of draft picks.

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