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CBS Sports: Packers Players Won't be Fined for Tweets Following Monday's Game

By: CBS Sports
By: CBS Sports

CBS Sports Packers players were angry about this play but won't be fined for commenting on Twitter about it.

Following Seattle's controversial victory over the Packers on Monday night, many Packers players sent out tweets that expressed their displeasure with the job the referees did during the game. In somewhat shocking news, those players won't be fined by the league, CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora reports.

Green Bay offensive linemen T.J. Lang and Josh Sitton cranked out the most notable tweets, using a number of f-bombs and other expletives to call out the officials and the NFL. Lang got things started shortly after the game.

La Canfora reports that instead of pursuing discipline against the players, the NFL is instead focused on trying to resolve the labor dispute with the officials.

That's probably good news for everyone. What the Packers players said on social media likely didn't sit well with the league, but it's also not going to do the NFL any favors trying to figure out who crossed what line and whether or not lines crossed on Twitter are worthy of a particular fine.


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