Raiders-Bengals Fight, Suspensions Coming

Given the rules in other sports, news that players have left the bench area to join a fight creates a sense that those players will be facing automatic suspensions.

In the NFL, that’s not how it works.

“It’s not automatic,” NFL spokesman Greg Aiello told PFT via email on Sunday night regarding the question of whether, for example, Raiders defensive lineman Tommy Kelly will receive a suspension for joining the fray. “Specific facts and circumstances are evaluated case by case.”

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