That was a costly swipe for Bruce Arians.
On Wednesday, Arians announced he would appeal the fine. “It ain't got nothing to do with the game, so we're good," he said.
The incident occurred in the fourth quarter after the Eagles punted the ball back to the Buccaneers. Arians claimed he was trying to prevent Adams from pulling players off a pile, which is a penalty.
"I’ve seen enough dumb," Arians told reporters Monday. "You can’t pull guys out of a pile. We just got a big play, great field position, and he’s trying to pull a guy out of a pile, and I was trying to knock him off of that guy so he didn’t get a penalty."
Contributing: The Associated Press
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This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: NFL fines Bucs coach Bruce Arians for hitting player Andrew Adams