Reports: Jags, Urban Meyer fined by NFL for violating non-contact rules in OTAs

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The NFL hasn’t been hesitant to hand out fines over the course of the years, and on Thursday, the Jacksonville Jaguars and Urban Meyer found out the hard way. Per ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the team was fined $200K for violating the league’s non-contact rule in organized team activities, while the first-year head coach was fined $100K.

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The Jags weren’t alone in this wave of fines as the Dallas Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers were fined, too. However, the Jags’ fines combined to be the most expensive.

Per Mark Long of the Associated Press the fines stemmed from a practice that took place on June 1. During 11-on-11 drills, the NFL evidently saw some rules being violated and stepped in to give the team a warning.

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Not only will the Jags and Meyer have to pay the fines, but they will also be penalized next season and will have to forfeit two first-week OTA practices in 2022.

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