Rams cornerback Nickell Robey-Coleman is facing yet another hefty fine for a controversial hit that happened during Super Bowl 53.
The NFL fined Robey-Coleman $26,739 for a hit on a defenseless player, NFL Network reported Saturday. His helmet-to-helmet hit occurred in the first quarter as he took down Patriots running back Rex Burkhead, resulting in a 15-yard penalty.
For the second straight game, #Rams CB Nickell Robey-Coleman was fined $26,739 for a hit on a defenseless player — this time Rex Burkhead in the Super Bowl LIII loss to the #Patriots.
And yes, Robey-Coleman was flagged for this one.
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This marks the second fine Robey-Coleman is facing for hits made during the offseason. He was involved in the infamous helmet-to-helmet hit on Saints receiver Tommylee Lewis at the end of the NFC championship, and was fined another $26,739 after the Rams’ 26-23 overtime victory.
The Rams ended up falling to the Patriots 13-3 in Super Bowl 53.
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