Of all the reasons to be fined hundreds of thousands of dollars by the NFL, this has to be the most pathetic — and the most hilarious Are you sitting down? The Atlanta Falcons have been slapped on the wrist by the NFL for piping in fake crowd noise during home games at the Georgia Dome. Show More Summary
The Atlanta Falcons recently admitted to piping in artificial crown noise into the Georgia Dome during home games in order to give themselves a competitive advantage. It didn’t work given their record over the past few years. Nonetheless, for their troubles, the NFL has handed down their punishment. The team has been fined $350,000 and […]
The Atlanta Falcons were expected to get stung by the NFL. Instead, they got off somewhat unscathed. On Monday, the league announced a $350,000 fine and the loss of a fifth-round draft pick in 2016 as punishment for the Falcons for piping in crowd noise to the Georgia Dome over the past two seasons. Show More Summary
The Atlanta Falcons forfeited a fifth-round 2016 draft pick and were fined $350,000 by the NFL on Monday for using artificial crowd noise during games at the Georgia Dome over the past two seasons.
The Atlanta Falcons have been fined $350,000 and will lose a 2016 fifth-round draft pick for pumping artificial crowd noise into the Georgia Dome over the past two seasons, the NFL announced Monday. Was this a fair punishment by theShow More Summary
Atlanta Falcons president Rich McKay will be suspended from the NFL's competition committee and the team will be stripped of a draft pick for piping false crowd noise into the Georgia Dome over the last two seasons. In addition, Cleveland Browns general manager Ray Farmer is expected to be suspended for suggesting play calls to coaches during games. Show More Summary
The NFL has finally, mercifully, solved the largest problem facing the league today: teams piping in fake crowd noise.
There had been a little debate going around league circles the past few months. Which was the worse crime: The Cleveland Browns found guilty of texting down from the booth to the sideline or the Atlanta Falcons guilty of piping in crowd...Show More Summary
The Falcons are expected to lose a draft pick for piping in crowd noise during the 2013 and 2014 seasons. The Atlanta Falcons are expected to lose a draft pick among other punishments for "piping in" crowd noise during the 2013 and 2014...Show More Summary
The NFL has concluded two of the five or so investigations it currently is conducting and is expected to hand down suspensions for the Atlanta Falcons’ Rick McKay and the Cleveland Browns’ Ray Farmer. McKay, the Falcons’ president, will be suspended from the NFL’s competition committee and the team will be docked a draft pick […]
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The Atlanta Falcons are rumored to be looking at a huge penalty for pumping in fake crowd noise during games, with the NFL reportedly looking at taking away one of the team’s top draft pick. The team admitted to using fake crowd noises...Show More Summary
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According to Adam Schefter, the Atlanta Falcons and Cleveland Browns were informed of their pending punishments for pumping in crowd noise and illegally texting coaches in-game, respectively. The penalties will be announced next week, Schefter says, and they will reportedly be "severe." Read more...
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The NFL could might lay heavy penalties to Cleveland for "textgate" and Atlanta for piping in fake crowd noise. The Cleveland Browns and Atlanta Falcons got into hot water with the NFL during the 2014 season. Browns GM Ray Farmer illegally texted with coaches during games while the Falcons piped fake crowd noise into the Georgia Dome. Show More Summary
The Cleveland Browns and Atlanta Falcons reportedly found out about the discipline the NFL plans to exact on them for various rules violations during the league's owners meetings. ESPN's Adam Schefter cites sources in reporting thisShow More Summary