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News: Bruce Carter, Ernie Sims fined by NFL

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by WoodysGirl, Nov 15, 2013.

  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Do it for the Vine! Staff Member

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  2. 17yearsandcounting

    17yearsandcounting Benched

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    Im just going to go ahead and pretend they got fined for spending the game on their back staring at the roof of the super dome.
  3. ChldsPlay

    ChldsPlay Well-Known Member

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    Was there a fine for the hit on Harris?
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  4. Dallyjake

    Dallyjake Member

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    tHAT WAS NOT A HORSE COLLAR. TERRIBLE CALL AND STUPID FINE. HE HAD HIM BY SHOULDER PAD.
  5. Seven

    Seven Messenger to the football Gods

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    This just in...........both linebackers were fined $10,000 each for impersonating football players.

    Plus an additional $5,000 each for doing so on the Sabbath.
  6. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Do it for the Vine! Staff Member

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    Larry Holder ‏@LarryHolder 9m
    #Saints LB Kevin Reddick was fined $7,850 for a late hit on Cowboys returner Dwayne Harris, via a league source. Reddick wasn't flagged.
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  7. Dcowboy84

    Dcowboy84 Well-Known Member

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    So Carter gets double the fine of the Saints player even though Carter's shouldn't have even been a penalty....good grief
  8. links18

    links18 Well-Known Member

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    Did they even look at the video?
  9. rocyaice

    rocyaice Well-Known Member

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    Yea the Carter one is insane to me because I thought that was a bad call. He actually got FINED for it too?
  10. RXP

    RXP Well-Known Member

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    When it rains, it pours.

    Not only did they both play horribly, the NFL adds salt to their wounds by lightening their pocketbooks.

    smh
  11. Dallyjake

    Dallyjake Member

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    PROOF that playing field is not equal for our Cowboys. I dont see how one can look at that footage and not see the entire hand on the shoulder pad.
  12. bark

    bark Well-Known Member

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    I am just proud to know that the film confirmed them making a tackle of any kind. Watching the game I wasn't sure.
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  13. Ntegrase96

    Ntegrase96 Well-Known Member

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    Is it me or are these calls usually against us?

    I mean, usually refs get those 'close calls' right. I've seen a few times where one of our guys gets dragged down by a fist full of jersey around the lettering on the back of his jersey; in real time, looks like a horse collar, but then the refs swallow the flag and correct themselves.

    I thought that would happen for us on the Carter penalty, and even if it didn't I thought the league office would at least actually look into it and admit their mistake.

    Nope.
  14. TwentyOne

    TwentyOne Well-Known Member

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    This is a joke. That was no horse collar takle by Carter.

    It's sad how they destroy the game of football. I am so fed up with it.
  15. mahoneybill

    mahoneybill Active Member

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    Agree. The replay clearly showed it.

    To me the challenge should be available on any play, including non called holding.

    The team will pay the penalty with lost time out , if not supported so whats the risk.
  16. Derinyar

    Derinyar Well-Known Member

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    They definitely shouldn't allow for a replay on noncalled holding calls. The game would grind to a total stop.
  17. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    2 penalities on the play and neither gets called. At least the player gets fined.
  18. mahoneybill

    mahoneybill Active Member

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    Agree on the fine , but also think this type of should haved called should be challengeable.
  19. mahoneybill

    mahoneybill Active Member

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    It could, but I think the coaches would be very selective in when and where it's used.
  20. BAZ

    BAZ Drunken Mick

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    Caps work the other way round, brosef.

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