Grady Jarrett and Tom Brady (Julio Aguilar/Getty Images)
The NFL is reportedly fining Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady for looking to kick Atlanta Falcons defensive take on Grady
Jarrett all the way through the groups’ Week 5 recreation.
Per ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Brady has been docked $11,139 for kicking at Jarrett on the play the Falcons defender used to be flagged for roughing the passer.
Rob Maaddi of the Associated Press
reported previous in the day the NFL used to be operating to resolve whether or not it used to be an
Jarrett used to be flagged on the fourth-quarter play, a extremely arguable name, and
video from the incident displays Brady kicking his leg towards the
Falcons defender. It’s unclear if he makes touch.
The play in query came about with
3 mins left in the ultimate quarter Sunday and the Falcons
trailing 21-15. On 3rd down, Jarrett wrapped up Brady and took him
down for a 10-yard sack, which might have pressured a Bucs punt and a
probability at a comeback win for Atlanta.
Instead, a flag used to be thrown for roughing
the passer, which referee Jerome Boger described as Jarrett
“unnecessarily throwing him to the ground.” It used to be the
newest in a fresh pattern of questionable penalty calls for roughing
Jarrett stated Tuesday on 680 The Fan in
Atlanta (by the use of ESPN’s Michael Rothstein) he remained in “disbelief” about the game-changing name—the Bucs have been ready to expire the
clock to safe the win—and additionally mentioned he spoke with officers
about Brady’s kicking movement.
“‘Look, you notice him now. Let’s
blank it up.’ You know what I’m pronouncing? And then it came about once more at
the finish of the recreation,” he said. “I’m like, ‘So, we going to let
Brady, who merely mentioned “I do not
throw flags” after Sunday’s recreation, expanded on his ideas about
the play Monday on his Let’s Go! podcast (by the use of Kevin Patra of
“It used to be a protracted hug, a protracted
unwelcome hug from Grady,” the 15-time Pro Bowler said. “And
he used to be in the backfield all day. So as I stated after the video games, I
do not throw flags. What I do throw is drugs, and I did not have one
out there at that point. He had a hell of a recreation. I’ll depart it at
The Buccaneers quarterback did not make
any connection with the obvious kick.
Brady used to be in the past fined $10,000 for
kicking mythical Baltimore Ravens protection Ed Reed in 2013, in step with
Spotrac. It’s the most effective on-field wonderful of his profession.
Tampa Bay and Atlanta will face off
once more in Week 18 to wrap up the common season.
This week, the Bucs go back and forth to Acrisure
Stadium to stand off with the Pittsburgh Steelers, whilst the Falcons
host the San Francisco 49ers at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Both video games are
1 p.m. ET kickoffs Sunday.