Titans' Coffman fined $30K for cheap shot on Ravens assistant


Tennessee Titans tight end Chase Coffman was fined $30,000 for an incident that occurred on the Ravens’ sideline during last Sunday’s game at M&T Bank Stadium.
FOX Sports revealed that Coffman took a cheap shot at a Baltimore assistant identified by The Sun to be special teams assistant Tony Coaxum in the fourth quarter when cornerback Danny Gorrer intercepted a pass thrown by Zach Mettenberger. Video evidence shows Coffman going out of bounds and taking a couple clear steps to his left before hitting the assistant, who was watching the play on the field and standing far behind the sideline.
The act was not penalized at the time, but the Ravens expressed their displeasure to the league as well as to Tennessee head coach Ken Whisenhunt. Fortunately, Coaxum was not injured upon taking the malicious hit.
After watching video of what transpired, the biggest remaining question might be why Coffman didn’t face a steeper penalty for something that had nothing to do with what was happening on the field.