Seattle Coach Pete Carroll was fined $200,000 and the Seahawks were fined $400,000 and will lose a fifth-round draft choice for violating the NFL’s work rules on contact in the off-season.
The Seahawks will forfeit the draft pick in 2017 and also lose a week of organized team activities for allowing excessive contact in an OTA on June 6. That is prohibited by the labor agreement with the players’ union.
Seahawks players will be paid for the canceled sessions in 2017.
The league on Monday cited Carroll as “responsible for maintaining appropriate control over practices and intervening if prohibited conduct occurs.”
The decision was...