The NFL’s $100,000 fines to five head coaches — and $250,000 fines to their teams — showed how serious the league is about its risk-mitigation efforts.
The NFL made it crystal clear with a Friday night memo to teams reminding them about game-day protocols, Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports.
The memo emphasized face covering requirements and the penalties for not adhering to them.
“The League will continue to closely monitor compliance and impose discipline on cubs and individuals who violate this rule,” the memo reads.
It also states players who are not substituting into the game are...