The NFL fined Los Angeles Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey $15,625 for his involvement in a postgame struggle with New York Giants vast receiver Golden Tate, a supply advised ESPN’s Chris Mortensen. Tate was not fined.
The struggle occurred moments after the Rams defeated the Giants 17-9 in Week 4.
When he spoke with reporters this week, Ramsey dodged a number of questions in regards to the incident. “No remark,” Ramsey mentioned, when requested what occurred after the sport.
When requested if he anticipated to be disciplined from the NFL, Ramsey mentioned, “I already mentioned no remark, however no.”
And when pressed additional about whether or not he had spoken to Rams coach Sean McVay or teammates in regards to the struggle, Ramsey mentioned, “Are you going to maintain making me say no remark? Is that what you all need? We will discuss soccer, man.
“Everyone has form of answered it already and I hold telling you all no remark, so I am not going to get into — we gained. We speaking about soccer. We have the Washington Soccer Crew this week and that is what’s necessary, truthfully.”
Giants coach Joe Choose advised reporters this week that Tate didn’t throw the primary punch. “All I can say is the account I acquired from a variety of our gamers was that there is a historical past, clearly, between them,” Choose mentioned. “There was a punch thrown. Golden was defending himself. I used to be advised he wasn’t the one who threw the punch. Everyone concerned was making an attempt to interrupt it up. I can say each our gamers and the Rams’ workers and gamers, from what I noticed with my very own eyes, had been all in there simply making an attempt to interrupt it up.”
Ramsey and Tate have had considerably of a public feud concerning a household scenario over the previous yr. Ramsey has two younger daughters with Tate’s youthful sister Breanna.
Much like Ramsey, Tate deflected a number of questions in regards to the incident when requested this week, however he laughed when it was instructed throughout a videoconference with reporters that he gained the struggle as a result of there was no bruising on his face.
“I had my helmet on,” mentioned Tate, who did acknowledge that he spoke with Breanna and Choose in regards to the struggle. “[Judge] took my phrase for it and we moved on. That was form of it.”
McVay mentioned that Ramsey wouldn’t be disciplined by the workforce and that he had mentioned the incident with him.
“I spoke to him. Simply ensuring that we’re all on the identical web page of we won’t enable a few of these issues to get in the best way of whether or not it ended up being one thing dangerous that occurred for you or for our soccer workforce,” McVay mentioned. “Jalen is a great man, there’s numerous feelings. So far as the specifics, , these are grown males, I did not get into the ‘he mentioned, she mentioned.’ It was actually extra alongside the traces of let’s be good.”
McVay added that the place to alleviate frustration is on the sphere.
Ramsey demonstrated that within the fourth quarter when he leveled Tate for a 1-yard loss after Tate made a brief catch on third down.
ESPN workers author Jordan Raanan contributed to this report.