Archive: November 28, 2010 - December 4, 2010
Was a $25,000 fine a fitting punishment for Andre Johnson and Cortland Finnegan's on-field brawl?
By Reader Poll | November 30, 2010; 10:58 AM ET | Comments (0)
The NFL must consider each situation -- including the track records of the players involved -- when deciding on appropriate punishments for fights, punches and illegal hits, to avoid heading down a slippery slope.
By Anthony Stalter | November 30, 2010; 10:33 AM ET | Comments (0)
Perhaps Houston's next two games -- nationally televised matchups on Thursday and Monday nights -- played a role in the relatively light fine Andre Johnson and Cortland Finnegan received for their on-field fight.
By Tim McHale | November 30, 2010; 8:47 AM ET | Comments (1)
In Roger Goodell's NFL, displays of temper are not tolerated. And it's Cortland Finnegan whose reputation was further tarnished by his fight with Andre Johnson.
By Dave Goldberg | November 30, 2010; 12:40 AM ET | Comments (1)
Long-term damage from helmet-to-helmet hits is more dangerous to the NFL than on-field fights and fines and suspensions should be levied accordingly.
By Michael Oriard | November 30, 2010; 12:25 AM ET | Comments (0)
Failing to suspend players for fighting on the field sets a dangerous precedent in the NFL that could eventually result in injuries to star players.
By Michael Kun | November 30, 2010; 12:08 AM ET | Comments (0)