Tyler Brayton’s sideline antics worse than Sal Alosi’s

This is way worse than what Sal Alosi did:

Chris Chase of Yahoo! Sports summed up this incident perfectly in relation to the Alosi “Tripegate” scandal:

The fine was issued on Friday but was not made public.

It wasn’t made public? Are the league offices turning into the Nixon White House? If there was every any doubt that the league is more interested in the perception of caring about player safety rather than the practice of it, this is it. The NFL made a big to-do about Sal Alosi and issued him a harsh punishment befitting that outrage. Brayton does something that’s much worse and much more dirty (he ran over to play and threw an elbow) and the league tries a Friday news dump and issues a nominal fine?

Brayton was forced to pay $15,000 from his $2.2 million salary, while Alosi earned a suspension for the rest of the season and a $25,000 fine. And he makes a normal salary as a strength and conditioning coach, not the millions Brayton does. That’s pure and utter hypocrisy. (Throw in the fact that Brayton has a past history of dirty play and it’s even worse. In 2006 he was fined $25,000 for kneeing another player in the groin.)

While the league is cracking down on helmet-to-helmet hits, it might want to look into the safety of gunners because apparently the sidelines are being treated like a damn MMA octagon. Furthermore, the league should look into it’s fine structure because it’s a travesty that Ndamukong Suh was fined $15,000 for his shove of Jay Cutler and Brayton was fined the same amount for purposely laying a forearm shiver to Chris Owens on the sidelines. What a joke.

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