Bill Belichick and John Harbaugh Reportedly Not Suspended for Contacting Refs

September 26, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After two incidents over the past weekend, New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick and Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh will not be suspended for their actions, but they could still be fined, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.
Belichick grabbed the arm of an official after the Patriots lost to the Ravens on Sunday, and Harbaugh was flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct after arguing an illegal contact penalty. The Baltimore Sun reported that Harbaugh admitted on Sunday that he bumped an official.
A number of coaches have already been fined by the NFL for behavior directed toward replacement officials.
Dan Hanzus of NFL.com wrote that NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported that Washington Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan was fined $25,000 for an unsportsmanlike penalty in Sunday's 38-31 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, according to a source who spoke to Shanahan.
Rapoport also reported (h/t Hanzus) that Denver Broncos head coach John Fox was fined $30,00...

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