Finley responds via Twitter to NFL fining him after hit in Ravens game
Jermichael Finley.Photo: Image by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
A tight end for the Green Bay Packers says the NFL is making his wallet lighter after a block in Sunday's Packers win over the Baltimore Ravens.
He's not happy about it.
Thanks To @NFL For The Fine For Playing Football.— Jermichael Finley (@JermichaelF88) October 18, 2013
As reported by the Green Bay Press-Gazette's Mike Vandermause:
#Packers TE Jermichael Finley confirmed he was fined for hit on Ravens' Suggs, plans to appeal.— Mike Vandermause (@MikeVandermause) October 18, 2013
Vandermause is referring to Terrell Suggs, the all-world pass rusher for the Ravens.
According to Ravens Insider Aaron Wilson:
Jermichael Finley fined $15,750 for unnecessary roughness for block on Terrell Suggs, striking defenseless player in the head and neck area— Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) October 18, 2013
The fine is reportedly more than $15,000, according to NFL.com's Ian Rapoport.
Packers TE Jermichael Finley was fined $15,750 for unnecessarily striking a defenseless player in the head and neck area vs Ravens— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 18, 2013
A fan and Packers writer gave Finley this suggestion:
Way to stick it to the man, J-Mike. If only he could've paid the fine in change, Cosmo Kramer-style.— Ol' Bag of Donuts (@olbagofdonuts) October 18, 2013
For non-Seinfeld fans, he was referring to this scene: