Individual football players and teams can be and are fined for a variety of reasons. These can include late or particularly dirty hits, excessive celebrations, blindside blocks, and throwing or (in the case of Cam Netwon) giving away footballs. They are inevitable and sometimes players, such as the aforementioned Netwon, purpose incur them. But even when you make the salary of an NFL player or bring in the revenue of the teams they can still be a financial hit. In fact, some teams paid cumulative fines of over $100,000. But who paid the most? While they didn’t take the top title the Carolina Panthers were 6th in total fines during the 2022 football season. This info was sent to us by our friends at Gambling.com who compiled the fines and ranked the teams.
Top 10 Most-Fined NFL Teams For The 2022 Season
To contrast these numbers the least fined team in the league was the Arizona Cardinals who paid out just $10,609 for their transgressions during the 2022 season. So what led to these Carolina Panthers fines? A roughing the passer penalty on Brian Burns cost him $15,914.00, fighting during a week 4 matchup against the Arizona Cardinals cost Frankie Luvu $10,609.00, and an excessive celebration penalty cost WR Stephen Sullivan $4,583.00. You can view the other 5 infractions by the team here.