NFL fines Buccaneers’ Jordan Whitehead for hit on Baker Mayfield

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fox8.com—CLEVELAND — Tampa Bay safety Jordan Whitehead’s wallet got a little lighter Sunday thanks to the NFL. Whitehead was fined $26,739 for his helmet to helmet hit on Brown’s quarterback Baker Mayfield last Sunday. Mayfield was sliding at the end of a 35-yard scramble when he got hit by Whitehead, who was initially penalized before the officials conferred and decided to pick up the flag — and one against Mayfield for taunting. First-year referee Shawn Hochuli made the situation worse […]

Jordan Whitehead Fined $26,739 for Helmet-to-Helmet Hit on Baker Mayfield. Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Jordan Whitehead avoided a penalty for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield in Week 7, but the NFL made sure he received at least some discipline for the play...