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More than $47,000 worth of fines for Rams-Panthers

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It seemed like the Panthers and Rams spent most of last Sunday fighting with each other.

The bills came due today.

The league has confirmed to PFT a number of fines from the fracas-filled face-off.

Rams defensive end Chris Long was fined $15,750 for unnecessary roughness. He was flagged and ejected for throwing a punch.

There were at least four other $7,875 fines for cheap shots and taunting during the game.

Rams guard Harvey Dahl was docked for a late hit, and wide receiver Brian Quick for hitting an opponent in the face.

Panthers safety Mike Mitchell got one for taunting as well, and wide receiver Steve Smith paid up for hitting an opponent in the face while blocking.

What wasn’t announced is whether the officiating crew was punished at all for letting a game get so out of control.

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14 Responses to “More than $47,000 worth of fines for Rams-Panthers”
  1. gerwinke1985 says: Oct 25, 2013 5:18 PM

    Really? Chris Long throws a punch at someone gets an unnecessary roughness penalty and ejected and only a $15,750 fine? Suh does a clean hit on Weeden, doesn’t draw a flag and gets a 30k fine? I can see the consistency and justice in the league…..

  2. weekendatberniemadoffs says: Oct 25, 2013 5:28 PM

    that’s what happens to a repeat offender, ass clown.

  3. stlunatik says: Oct 25, 2013 5:47 PM

    Here’s difference between Suh and Long.
    Suh is a d bag with multiple infractions not to mention hes a d bag

    Long has had one such incident in his career, plus Howies his dad

  4. gerwinke1985 says: Oct 25, 2013 6:14 PM

    So because of things he’s done in the past he should get fined for clean plays? Think it’s clear who the assclown is here.

  5. jpietrefesa says: Oct 25, 2013 7:18 PM

    This is getting ridiculous. We’re talking about football right?

    I.P. Impeach Goodell

  6. stlunatik says: Oct 25, 2013 7:42 PM

    yes it is. Gerwenke 1985 is the ass clown here lolol

  7. rayguyreturns says: Oct 25, 2013 8:34 PM

    Mike Mitchell. Some things never change.

  8. rjkilla says: Oct 26, 2013 12:07 AM

    some do. like mitchell being the starting safety on a defense that doesn’t suck out loud

  9. rams1999 says: Oct 26, 2013 12:51 AM

    Exactly!!! The refs were horrible. They let 4 panthers attack 1 rams for so long that other members of both teams had plenty of time, felt like someone has to get involved because the refs were doing nothing but watching the fight. ATTENTION all you panther fans who were getting on me for mentioning that S.Smith is a cry baby and also has anger issue as well, do you believe it now that this story says he also threw a punch?
    He probably looked like the little boxer who fights everyone on the original Nintendos Mike Tyson Punch out. Remember that game? HEHEHE

    Let the Panther whining begin..

  10. rublestiltzkin says: Oct 26, 2013 6:41 AM

    So, how many body parts do you think Kellen Clemens will lose after the Seahawks annihilate them Monday night?

  11. pabrownsfan says: Oct 26, 2013 10:04 AM

    Being a Browns fan I have to agree with gerwinke it was a clean hit.

  12. turfrage says: Oct 26, 2013 2:37 PM

    Never celebrate injury. Only jerks do that. And unrelated.. Word is people offering to contribute to paying Chris Longs fine after watching game again and seeing all the crap went on! Lol must of took a lot to provoke Howies boy! Teams will be watching for that now. Wish my team was going against em this yr

  13. Moudabo says: Oct 26, 2013 4:06 PM

    Hey look, it’s a fine Bonanza. SMH
    The rate of fines being issued is becoming ridiculous.

  14. computojon says: Oct 26, 2013 9:00 PM

    Gosh. A whopping $47K in fines… and by the way, the Rams lost Sam Bradford for the season. Which is more important?

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