No Seattle Seahawks gamers will be suspended for their actions at the stop of Sunday’s activity towards the Jacksonville Jaguars, though the NFL is however examining the melee underneath the normal approach, a league official told ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
The episode occurred all through a heated end to the Jaguars’ 30-24 victory about the Seahawks. It incorporated fights on consecutive performs as Jacksonville was kneeling to operate out the clock and Seattle’s defensive linemen ongoing their hurry at whole energy.
After the to start with participate in, Seahawks defensive stop Michael Bennett and Jaguars heart Brandon Linder wrestled each and every other on the floor. Jaguars operating back Leonard Fournette shoved Bennett all through the ensuing melee. These two ended up also flagged for unneeded roughness, while Seattle’s Sheldon Richardson was ejected for throwing a punch.
Seahawks defensive lineman Quinton Jefferson was ejected on the following participate in. It isn’t really clear what Jefferson did to receive the ejection.
Jefferson was operating off the area soon after becoming ejected when a drink was thrown at him from the stands. He turned back and began arguing with lovers who ended up putting on outfits with Jaguars logos.
When far more beverages ended up thrown at him, like 1 that nearly hit his head, Jefferson rushed toward the railing separating the area from the stands and briefly began climbing it. A member of the Seahawks’ gear staff members pulled him off. Quite a few other Seahawks staffers escorted him into the tunnel.
The Jaguars — in conjunction with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Place of work, the stadium’s administration company, and the stadium’s stability company — have established there ended up four folks who threw objects at Jefferson and are in the approach of figuring out them.
The team states that if the folks in dilemma are time-ticket holders, they will right away have their time ticket member privileges revoked indefinitely. If they procured solitary-activity tickets they will be banned from attending Jaguars video games at EverBank Subject, the team said.
“We are grateful for the quick reaction by stadium stability staff to the circumstance,” the team said in a assertion. “The Jacksonville Jaguars and our stadium partners are firmly fully commited to building a safe and enjoyable encounter for all who check out EverBank Subject, like lovers and associates of the checking out team. It is regrettable that the actions of a several would tarnish the track record of the Jaguars lover base and the favourable, electrical activity day ambiance at yesterday’s activity.”
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll ran all the way to the center of the area soon after the next fight, which he said was to “make a assertion to our guys so we didn’t end with any far more rubbish taking place out there.”
Carroll been given an unsportsmanlike perform penalty for operating onto the area. He said he understood the activity was made a decision by that place.
ESPN’s Brady Henderson and Michael DiRocco contributed to this report.