Jets are scapegoated - fined

New York City - The NFL has assessed $125,000 in fines for violations of the league's injury reporting policy by the New York Jets last season.

During the final month of the 2008 regular season, the Jets did not disclose as required an injury that the club had identified to the throwing arm of starting quarterback Brett Favre. NFL Executive Vice President of Football Operations Ray Anderson fined the Jets $75,000, Jets Executive Vice President Mike Tannenbaum $25,000, and former head coach Eric Mangini $25,000.

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