NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee Titans defensive coordinator
Chuck Cecil has been fined $40,000 by the NFL for an obscene
gesture at game officials.
The league on Monday said Cecil violated a rule that prohibits
use of abusive, threatening or insulting language or gestures to
Television cameras caught Cecil using his right hand to make the
gesture when officials flagged his defense for a neutral zone
infraction during the second quarter Sunday. The penalty gave
Denver first-and-goal, and Kyle Orton threw a 2-yard touchdown pass
on the next play for a 7-0 lead.
Cecil declined comment after the game, a 26-20 loss in which the
Titans were flagged 10 times for a season-high 111 yards in