It is a shame that rookie UDFA Terence Garvin has to open up his wallet for his work on what could be considered the best special teams play of the year for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Sadly for the former West Virginia Mountaineer, he missed his target area by a matter of inches when he laid out Kevin Huber last Sunday night. Garvin’s devastating hit not only broke Huber’s jaw, but the punter also suffered a cracked vertebrae on a block which was not called a penalty on the field.
According to WLWT’s Artrell Hawkins (a former Cincinnati Bengal), Garvin was reportedly fined $25,000 for his touchdown-springing block on Huber.
With this reported fine of five-figures in mind, it looks like the rookie had to learn his lesson the hard way. Moreover, I hope that he is ready to be targeted and scrutinized by every referee from now on as well. Garvin’s block put a target on his back, and I hope for his sake that he can avoid more fines in the future for simply playing aggressive (by the NFL’s pansy standards) football.
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