New York Jets fourth most fined team in the NFL
The New York Jets are the fourth most fined NFL team this season with a total of $253,345. These fines are for on-field safety-related infractions up to week 17. My Betting Sites Canada is a sportsbook comparison site that gathered all the data of the fines teams got for on-field penalties.
At the top of the list is the Pittsburgh Steelers with a wild $478,091, this is 195% higher than the average for all teams this season. Second is their division rivals the Baltimore Ravens with $321,789. After that is the Buffalo Bills with $291,859 which is 80% higher than the average. After the Jets, it’s the Seattle Seahawks with $237,621 in fines up to week 17.
Some teams were not fined as much this season starting with the Jacksonville Jaguars, they were fined $61, 950 for on-field fines. The Los Angeles Rams are above the Jags at $76,277 which is 53% lower than the league average. The team with the third least total fines was the Carolina Panthers with $84,582. Neck and neck for fourth and fifth place are the Chicago Bears and the Green Bay Packers. The Bears had $91,618 and the Packers had $92,277. For those wondering where the Giants are they are in the middle of the pack with $147,209.
All 32 teams in the league combined for $5.19 million through week 17 for on-field safety-related fines. The average for the league this season was $162,313. Penalties like late hits and roughing the passer are penalties that players get fined for. Here is how much players get fined for each penalty for first and second offenses. If you’re wondering where all the money goes they donate it to the Professional Athlete Foundation and the NFL Foundation.