Damien Wilson fined $18,231 for roughing the passer

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The league fined Cowboys linebacker Damien Wilson $18,231 for a roughing-the-passer penalty against Washington.

On a third-and-three play in the first quarter, Wilson hit Kirk Cousins after the quarterback threw the ball to Ryan Grant for a 5-yard gain. Washington scored a touchdown four plays later.

Washington punter/holder Tress Way also saw his pay docked this week. He was fined $9,115 for a low block.

Way’s penalty came after Nick Rose‘s field-goal attempt was blocked and Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick ran it back 86 yards to the Washington 4. Officials penalized Way, costing Washington 2 yards. Dallas scored two plays later.

3 responses to “Damien Wilson fined $18,231 for roughing the passer

  1. And the non-called unnecessary roughness when the Washington player went helmet to helmet against a feet first sliding Dak doesn’t get a fine?

  2. No dak doesn’t get a fine for helmet hit. His slid late and half sideways. You cannot change your momentum midair. And, when he slid sideways instead of straight on, believe it or not it’s not considered a safe slide so he wasn’t protected. The rule is written weird. The player must slide feet first. In essence giving himself up. The slide must be feet first, and in enough time to allow the defensive player time to pull up. Also he must slide feet toward end zone.

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