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Cecil fined $20,000 for verbal abuse

Titans defensive coordinator Chuck Cecil was reportedly yelling at his coaching staff on a headset when he was fined 15 yards against the Chargers.

If that’s true, the incident has turned into a costly misunderstanding.

The NFL fined Cecil $20,000 for verbally abusing officials according to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen. So, the Titans year in review for fines: Two birds cost $250,000, and yelling at your coaching staff costs $20,000. 

Now we really want to know what Cecil said.

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7 Responses to “Cecil fined $20,000 for verbal abuse”
  1. tjacks7 says: Dec 31, 2009 1:27 PM

    “..yelling at his coaching staff on a headset when he was fined 15 yards against the Chargers.”
    You guys need a proof reader at PFT?

  2. 1stngoal says: Dec 31, 2009 2:11 PM

    LOL, Chuck Cecil is ‘da Man. Back in the day, it seemed like every game he was sporting a bloody nose from the punishment he delivered as a safety.

  3. 4ever19 says: Dec 31, 2009 2:26 PM

    Check Cecil was a dirty player who specialized in late hits. Of course, maybe they were always late because he was so slow. A safety with normal speed would have made the hits within allowable parameters.

  4. sdkeith says: Dec 31, 2009 2:26 PM

    It must have been rough being smoked for the 5th time but the Chargers. It hurts to get outclassed like that. I feel bad for him.

  5. downwithdansnyder says: Dec 31, 2009 2:36 PM

    It seems almost all these errors (lack of proof reading) come from Gregg Rosenthal. I don’t know him, and no offense, but where is the pride in one’s work?

  6. rjgreen3 says: Dec 31, 2009 5:07 PM

    the year 2009 will go down as having the worst officiating in all of professional sports.

  7. iusedtobeteddybayer says: Dec 31, 2009 5:27 PM

    Downwithdansnyder:
    Not true. Lil’ Napoleon Florio has his share, too.

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