NFL rescinds fine of Jets S Adams for Mayfield hit
The NFL rescinded the fine levied to New York Jets safety Jamal Adams for his hit on Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield in Week 2, NFL Network reported Thursday.
Adams was fined $21,056 and appealed. He was flagged with a late hit on Mayfield in the Jets' 23-3 loss to the Browns on Sept. 16.
Appeals officer Derrick Brooks overturned the fine after review.
Adams, who turns 24 next week, said after the fine was assessed that he disagreed with both the flag and the financial penalty.
"It bothered me a lot," Adams said at the time. "Because it's like, what do you want me to do? It was legal. Next time I might just tag him on the hip and say he's it. And play tag with him. I don't know what else you want me to do in that situation."
--Field Level Media
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