BALTIMORE — The Nationwide Football League has fined the Baltimore Ravens group $200,000 for violating the league’s coach-to-gamers communication coverage in the course of the preseason, the league introduced Wednesday.
The league issued the fantastic after studying of an incident in the preseason, when a number of Ravens players have been on the sector at the similar time sporting helmets with coach-to-player communication gear, which is a violation of the league’s collective bargaining agreement, the NFL stated.
In a press release, the Ravens claimed that the violation happened as a result of the gear employees was unaware the league rule utilized within the preseason.
This isn’t the primary time the Ravens have been fined for an infraction beneath the CBA, the league’s report stated. In June, the workforce forfeited its remaining two organized workforce activities because of an undisclosed infraction.
Owner Steve Bisciotti and coach John Harbaugh have been fined $one hundred,000 and $50,000, respectively, for the violation, the NFL says.
The Ravens and Harbaugh have been also fined $343,057 and $137,223, respectively, for a similar OTAs infraction in 2016, and the organization also was pressured to cancel every week of workouts in 2010 for violating guidelines underneath the previous CBA.