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NFL levies more than $1 million in fines for violating mask rules: Report

Added 09-22-20 03:17:02pm EST - “Following through on their threats” - Theblaze.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Theblaze.com: “NFL levies more than $1 million in fines for violating mask rules: Report”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Last week, the NFL threatened coaches who ignore the league's mask rules on the sidelines during games.

This week, EPSN reported, the NFL's higher-ups followed through on that threat and handed out more than $1 million in fines Monday.

After week 1 of the season, NFL vice president of football operations Troy Vincent sent a stern memo to every team with a reminder that they are required to follow league edicts on mask-wearing.

"[W]e must remain vigilant and disciplined in following the processes and protocols put in place by not only the league, union and clubs, but also by state and local governments," he said.

"The NFL-NFLPA Game Day Protocol, which reflects the advice of infectious disease experts, club medical staffs and local and state governmental regulations requires all individuals with bench area access (including coaches and members of the club medical staff) to wear face coverings at all times," Vincent continued.

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