Antoine Winfield Jr. fined for his ridiculously petty and superior Tremendous Bowl 55 taunt of Tyreek Hill

Antoine Winfield Jr. fined for his ridiculously petty and superior Tremendous Bowl 55 taunt of Tyreek Hill

An excellent taunt is its personal reward — even when the nice is ridiculous.

Per ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the NFL has handed Antoine Winfield Jr. a $7,815 nice for his taunt of Tyreek Hill in Tremendous Bowl 55, a game that the Buccaneers dominated, 31-9, and through which Winfield handed Hill a separate L on the aspect.

Winfield, although, is doing a little good with the state of affairs: He is donating the identical quantity to the Hillsborough Training Basis in Tampa, Fla., to assist bolster the Youth Management Program at Tampa’s Younger Center College.

The Buccaneers are matching Winfield’s nice, making for simply over a $15,000 donation to the native program.

 

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In case you forgot, Winfield was flagged for taunting Hill within the Tremendous Bowl win, stealing Hill’s signature peace signal on a late-game move breakup.

 

The 2 had a brief historical past, with Hill burning the Buccaneers’ secondary for greater than 200 yards in a regular-season matchup earlier within the yr. Hill received his alternative to throw up the deuces greater than as soon as, with three touchdowns within the Week 12 blowout win.

Nonetheless, it appears fairly ridiculous for the NFL at hand out fines for taunts of this nature, contemplating that gamers spend the higher a part of 4 hours inflicting hurt to 1 one other. What’s mistaken with just a few damage emotions?

Turnabout is honest play, he who laughs final laughs loudest, and so forth., and so forth.

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