Redskins P fined for facemask on Cowboys KR

Redskins P fined for facemask on Cowboys KR

Published Jan. 7, 2013 2:29 p.m. ET

Washington Redskins punter Sav Rocca was fined $7,875 last week for grabbing the facemask of Cowboys returner Dwayne Harris in Week 17, according to The Washington Post.

The play occurred midway through the final quarter of the Cowboys’ 28-18 season-ending loss. Harris caught Rocca’s punt at the Cowboys’ 30-yard line and returned it 39 yards. The Redskins’ punter grabbed Harris’ facemask while attempting to prevent a possible touchdown.

Rocca was called for a 15-yard penalty, giving the Cowboys possession at the Redskins’ 16-yard line. Tony Romo completed a 10-yard touchdown pass to Kevin Ogletree three plays later and Harris added a two-point conversion catch, making the score 21-18 with 5:50 remaining.

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