With some questions still swirling about what happened with the Seahawks and their fine today from the NFL, I thought I’d pass along a few other links that add some perspective:
— First, this from ProFootballTalk has some good background on the history of the new CBA and the rules that the Seahawks were determined to have broken.
— ESPN says that this is the NFL sending something of a message to the rest of the league.
— PFT also has this with background on the 2011 rules changes and the fine structure.
— And here’s some video from NFL.com with details.