The National Football League has levied a $20,000 fine to the Washington Redskins for violating league injur reporting requirements related to the Robert Griffin III concussion injury.
The Redskins are being fined for the way they reported the RGIII injury during Week Five against the Faclons with Griffin was hit by Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon. The Redskins originally reported the RGIII injury as he was “shaken up” and that his return was questionable. Redskins did not updatebthe report that RGIII suffered a concussion, despite knowledge thatbhe failed concusssion tests. The NFL identified procedural requirements thebteam violated in issuing the fine.