Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs has been fined $8,268 by the NFL for unnecessary roughness on Pittsburgh Steelers running back LeGarrette Blount.
Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs drew an unnecessary roughness penalty against the Pittsburgh Steelers for a late hit on Steelers running back LeGarrette Blount.
This made NFL headlines as it was possibly the dirtiest play of the entire weekend, and the league has acted accordingly. The Ravens linebacker has been fined $8,268 for unnecessary roughness.
Suggs had previously been fined for wearing a gladiator helmet, but this is his first offense as far as dirty hits go.
Here is a tweet from ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter reporting the fine for Suggs’ dirty play.
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NFL fined Ravens LB Terrell Suggs $8,268 for his late hit on Steelers RB LeGarrette Blount.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 7, 2014