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Falcons issued penalty for tampering to sign quarterback

Posted on AllSides June 13th, 2024
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The Atlanta Falcons tampering investigation concluded on Thursday with the NFL deciding to dock the team a 2025 fifth-round draft pick and fine it $250,000 for violating the league’s anti-tampering policy prior to signing former Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins and two other free agents. The Falcons had “improper contact” with Cousins, wide receiver Darnell Mooney, and tight end Charlie Woerner prior to unrestricted free agency, according to the NFL. General manager Terry Fontenot was also fined $50,000 for the violations. “We are pleased this review is complete,” the Falcons said...

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