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Too much off-season contact lands Seahawks in hot water
Too much off-season contact lands Seahawks in hot water

What began as a scuffle between two Seattle Seahawks ended this week with a hard slap from the NFL. The league has penalized the Super Bowl champions for allowing players to hit each other in what was supposed to be a non-contact practice during a June mini-camp. According to multiple reports, the Seahawks were fined more than $300,000 and were docked two mini-camp practices in 2015. Coach Pete Carroll reportedly was fined roughly $100,000, with the team being assessed the other $200,000. According to the NFL, the violation “was for permitting the club’s players to engage in excessive levels of on-field physical contact during the team’s 2014 mandatory mini-camp for...

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