The NFL pushed again on the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday for getting too bodily of their organized staff actions (OTAs) for a second consecutive yr, in line with ESPN and NFL.com.
The league reportedly took away one OTA observe from the Cowboys for 2023, and head coach Mike McCarthy acquired a high quality. ESPN reported that McCarthy was compelled to pay $100,000.
OTAs are required to be non-contact, however the Cowboys had been discovered to have damaged that rule final yr, too. The NFL fined the Cowboys $100,000, fined McCarthy $50,000 and compelled the staff to surrender one OTA session as a result of similar challenge. This yr, the staff reportedly was not fined.
The San Francisco 49ers and Jacksonville Jaguars additionally had been penalized for violating OTA guidelines final yr, whereas the Chicago Bears had one June OTA session taken away this yr following a violation in Could.
The Cowboys concluded this month’s OTAs on Thursday.
McCarthy mentioned, “Every little thing we needed to perform within the offseason was accomplished, and actually the main target turns to their particular person five-week plan.”