Commanders disciplined players for consuming alcohol on the team plane to satisfy the NFL
Members of the 1972 Dolphins popped the corks on champagne bottles Monday night after the Commanders defeated the NFL’s last-place team. Each team now has a loss after upsetting the Eagles, ensuring that the Dolphins’ perfect season remains the only perfect season in the Super Bowl era.
The captains also celebrated on the way home, but what happened on their team card didn’t stay on their team card.
Quarterback Taylor Heinicke They were caught holding cans of Busch Light in at least two videos posted on social media. The NFL bans alcohol in team letters, among other things, and sent a memo to its teams on Friday threatening “significant discipline” for violations.
The Washington Post announced coach Ron Rivera he faced the violation in a team meeting, and on Tuesday, it came to the League after the Commanders disciplined several players. The league was satisfied with the team’s punishment of the players.
“The league has studied the matter this week, and we are satisfied with the discipline that the club is managing. The league will take no further action,” said league spokesman Brian McCarthy Publication.
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