Raiders owner Mark Davis says NFL fines create false impression of organization's COVID-19 protocol enforcement

Raiders owner Mark Davis defended his organization’s commitment Friday to fighting the coronavirus the day after the NFL reportedly imposed heavy fines as well as the loss of a 2021 draft pick for being in violation of COVID-19 protocols.Although the NFL has made no announcement, Yahoo and several other media outlets reported the Raiders would be fined $500,000 and coach Jon Gruden $150,000 as well as the loss of a sixth-round selection.“It’s draconian, but there are protocols and they feel that we have violated them,” Davis said in a phone interview. “That’s the fine they put down. There’s an…

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