Reports: NFL rejects Eagles’ appeal of fine, Dom DiSandro’s restriction
ESPN News Services
Dec 22, 2023, 09:05 PM ET
The NFL has actually rejected the Eagles’ appeal of a $100,000 fine and the league’s restriction of the group’s security chief, Dom DiSandro, from the sideline for the rest of the routine season, according to several reports Friday.
Philadelphia was fined and DiSandro was disallowed from the sideline for his function in a scuffle with 49ers linebacker Dre Greenlaw. The group has actually paid the fine, according to reports.
DiSandro has actually still been allowed to take a trip and carry out all other work responsibilities. He can go back to the sideline for the postseason.
DiSandro pulled Greenlaw off Eagles pass receiver DeVonta Smith and yelled at him after a reception in the 3rd quarter of Philadelphia’s 42-19 loss to San Francisco on Dec. 3. Greenlaw, who was punished for unneeded roughness on the play, appeared and reached over 2 authorities to put his hand in DiSandro’s face.
Greenlaw was ejected and later on fined $10,927 by the league for the unneeded roughness charge. DiSandro likewise was informed to leave and strolled to the locker space to a rousing ovation from Eagles fans.
The NFL later on sent out a memo to groups restating a policy that states non-player workers are forbidden from making physical contact, ridiculing or directing insults to opposing gamers or authorities. The memo likewise stated just video game authorities or coaches must attempt to separate run-ins. The league stated any infractions might result in fines or suspensions.
DiSandro met NFL commissioner Roger Goodell while waiting on the appeal procedure.
DiSandro signed up with the Eagles in 1999 and likewise acts as a senior advisor to basic supervisor Howie Roseman. The big, 45-year-old DiSandro, who chooses to keep a low profile however is frequently in front of tv electronic cameras, supervises all security and security matters for gamers, coaches and executives. He likewise directs security at the group’s training complex, is accountable for security procedures associated with group travel and logistics, and offers education on the NFL’s individual conduct policy.
The Associated Press added to this report.