Do pro football players get fined for penalties?
Not officially, but I’ll explain.
There’s a very specific code of conduct, fine schedule and procedure associated with fines that’s collectively bargained between the NFL and NFL Players Assn., so teams can’t just assess fines willy-nilly.
There are no such agreed-upon fines for false starts or offsides penalties..
How much is a targeting fine in the NFL?
Beginning with the 2013 season, players who are flagged for such hits are automatically ejected from the game in addition to a 15-yard penalty, under the new “targeting” rule, subject to a replay review.
Do NFL players pay for their uniforms?
Players are charged $500 and up when they give away their game-worn uniform tops. (Otherwise, those costs would probably have to count against the team’s salary cap.) … Of course, it’s difficult to blame NFL teams for wanting to get their money back when a player gives his jersey away.
What is the biggest fine in NFL history?
$1 millionThe biggest fine ever handed out by the league was $1 million, and the NFL has done that twice. Former 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo was fined that amount for the part he played in a Louisiana gambling scandal in the late 1990s.