Perryman fined 55k for hit that didn’t receive a flag.
Las Vegas Raiders fans always feel as if the NFL is out to get their football team. After everything that has happened this season, it seems to be accurate and not a conspiracy theory. More news hit on Saturday, which gives credence to the notion.
The NFL announced that Denzel Perryman would be facing a 55k fine for tackling Jalen Hurts. It supposedly came in the first quarter against the Philadelphia Eagles. Jeremey Fowler wrote the details during his article for ESPN.
The play was unpenalized, but it resulted in the largest known fine for an individual on-field play since 2019. Raiders teammate Johnathan Abrams got an $80,000 fine in 2020, but that was for multiple hits in a game against Atlanta.
Perryman’s tackling attempt occurred on a Hurts rushing attempt in the first quarter.
Here is the Denzel Perryman hit on all-22. I don’t think he deserved a fine but Hurts got the hit stick. pic.twitter.com/sO8DPjLCPr
— Marcus Johnson (@TheMarcJohnNFL) November 14, 2021
The hit didn’t deserve this type of fine when you see it on film. NFL is saying Perryman led with his head on this massive tackle on Hurts in the first quarter.
Even if he did, there are more egregious hits we have seen during the NFL this season. The former Miami Hurricane is appealing the decision.
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