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Seattle Seahawks fined for not following concussion protocol against Arizona Cardinals

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The Seahawks got themselves into some trouble for not checking Russell Wilson versus Arizona.

NFL: Seattle Seahawks at Arizona Cardinals Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

It has been a while since the Arizona Cardinals and Seattle Seahawks played on Thursday Night Football on November 9, 2017.

During the game, an interesting thing occurred where Russell Wilson was sent to the sideline to undergo a concussion test at the behest of referee Walt Anderson.

Wilson quickly ducked in and out of the medical tent, spending maybe a total of five seconds in review, missed one play and went back into the game.

During the game I tweeted this:

Well, the NFL did just that and dropped quite a hammer on the Seahawks.

It was a warranted move when you think about the intense scrutiny the NFL is under with the CTE issues that have been plaguing NFL players after their career.

So, to see a team basically act as though the rules didn't matter, it was going to be a big reaction from the NFL.

It has no impact on the game or the season, but it shows the NFL is serious about head injuries.