It’s rare that you see an offensive player flagged for a facemask even though it happens with some regularity, and it’s even rarer (dare I say “unheard of”) for that player to be fined for the play. But that’s just what happened to Cowboys’ receiver Kevin Ogletree between Sunday and Wednesday.
On Sunday, in the third quarter of the Cowboys’ 27-24 overtime victory, Ogletree drew the flag after he got himself a handful of the facemask of the 49ers’ Terrell Brown on a stiff-arm attempt; on Wednesday, it was announced that Ogletree would be fined $7,500 by the league for the incident.
“I think it was a discretion call,” Ogletree said Monday, before the fine was handed down, per the ESPN Dallas. “I don’t think I yanked him down. It is what it is.”
Ogletree will likely appeal the fine, which could be reduced after a review.
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