Report: Three Patriots, Including Rob Gronkowski, Fined For Offenses Vs. Bengals


Three New England Patriots skill-position players reportedly are lighter in the wallet this week after the NFL levied its weekly fines.

Tight end Rob Gronkowski, wide receiver Julian Edelman and running back LeGarrette Blount each were fined $9,115 by the NFL for transgressions against the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 6, ESPN’s Mike Reiss reported. Gronkowski was fined for taunting, Edelman for a facemask and Blount for unnecessary roughness.

Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict was fined $75,000 for stomping on Blount. Bengals cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick was fined $9,115 unnecessary roughness, according to Reiss.

Gronkowski, Blount and Kirkpatrick were penalized during the game for their finable offenses. Edelman and Burfict were not.

Thumbnail photo via Stew Milne/USA TODAY Sports Images

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