The Saints were fined $ 500,000 and docked a 2021 seventh-round draft pick over an incident where head coach Sean Payton and several players were caught on video celebrating in the locker room after a blowout win over the 坦帕湾海盗 在周 9, according to multiple reports.
Videos, posted by the players to their social media accounts, showed Payton dancing in the locker room. No one was wearing masks — a violation of league rules.
The Saints will reportedly appeal the decision but this isn’t their first mishap.
Payton was previously fined $ 100,000 for failing to wear a mask on the sideline during Week 2 against the Las Vegas Raiders. The team was also fined $ 250,000 结果是.
The Patriots have also been fined $ 350,000 for violations back in October when Cam Newton and several other players tested positive, 的 NFL网络 已报告.
The Ravens currently have 20 players on the COVID-19 list, 11 that have tested positive.
的 丹佛野马队 faced their own troubles after all four of their quarterbacks were deemed ineligible for Sunday’s game against the Saints.