RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have been fined $100,000 for not properly following concussion protocol with quarterback Russell Wilson during a game in November.
The NFL and NFLPA announced their decision on Thursday following an investigation that lasted more than a month. Along with the financial penalty, Seattle’s coaching and medical staffs will be required to attend remedial training regarding the concussion protocol.READ MORE: Tigers Sweep Guardians, Cabrera Makes Case For All-Star Game
The investigation determined that Wilson was allowed back on the field before a required evaluation was performed on the sideline.READ MORE: Michigan GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Remains Defiant Ahead Of Court Hearing Related To January 6 Charges
Wilson was hit in the chin by Arizona’s Karlos Dansby, who was flagged for roughing the passer. Referee Walt Anderson sent Wilson off the field. But Wilson was in Seattle’s injury tent for only a few moments and he missed just one play before returning to the field.
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