Somehow, #Seahawks LB Aaron Curry wasn't fined for taking off Ryan Cook's helmet and throwing it across the field, per an NFL spokesman.
Aaron Curry will not be fined for the 'incident' last Saturday where he ripped Vikings Offensive Lineman Ryan Cook's helmet off and threw it to the Minnesota sideline. The two had scuffled a little bit during the play, it escalated as the play finished, and Curry ended it by ripping the helmet off and chucking it, drawing a 15-yard unsportsmanlike conduct penalty. Needless to say, Pete Carroll wasn't stoked about this.
It's a bit surprising that Curry wasn't fined, especially considering the types of things players are getting fined for these days. Mason Foster was recently fined for a hit on Chad Ochocinco that Ocho plans to personally reimburse him for, and Bronco's safety Raheem Moore received a large fine for a big hit on Bills WR Donald Jones.
Curry's move was a bit reminiscent of a play that got Ndamukong Suh fined $20,000 for grabbing QB Andy Dalton by the head and throwing him down. Dalton's helmet came off but the tackle didn't look overly violent for me; at least not as violent as Curry's attempt at decapitation. (I kid of course, it wasn't that bad).