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Las Vegas Raiders linebacker Denzel Perryman got a heavy sleek from the NFL for a play all the map thru a sport that wasn’t even flagged for a penalty.
Per ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler, Perryman became docked $55,000 for an unnecessary roughness/utilize of helmet hit on Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts in Week 7.
Fowler famed the establish is the greatest known sleek for an particular person on-arena play since 2019.
The play took place in the first quarter when Perryman led along with his helmet when making an strive to tackle Hurts on a speeding play.
Per Fowler, Perryman’s agent, Ron Butler, is appealing the sleek.
NFL groups voted to adopt the utilize-of-helmet rule in 2018. Or no longer it is a 15-yard penalty and automated first down for the offense when flagged.
Per the NFL football operations establish apart of living (h/t Fowler), a first-offense sleek to be used of helmet is $20,600 and a 2d-offense sleek is $41,200. The rulebook would not specify how mighty a Third offense expenses.
This is rarely the first time Perryman has been fined for illegally using his helmet on a play. As a rookie for the San Diego Chargers in 2015, the league docked him $23,152 for using the crown of his helmet on a tackle all the map thru a sport in opposition to the Raiders on Dec. 24.
Perryman signed a two-yr contract with the Carolina Panthers in March. He became traded to the Raiders on Sept. 1. The 28-yr-pale leads the group with 91 blended tackles and leads the NFL with 58 solo tackles.