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Ravens backup QB Ryan Mallett fined for verbally abusing official in Green Bay game

Ravens backup QB Ryan Mallett fined for verbally abusing official in Green Bay game

Not only did backup quarterback Ryan Mallett earn the scorn of the Ravens’ coaching staff for getting a penalty in Sunday’s victory over the Green Bay Packers, he also took a hit to his wallet.

The NFL fined Mallett $12,154 for unsportsmanlike conduct after he was penalized for verbally abusing an official from the sideline during a Ravens punt late in the third quarter.

Mallett was protesting the previous play, in which the game’s officials picked up a flag after a low hit on starting quarterback Joe Flacco. Referee Jeff Triplette ruled that Packers outside linebacker Nick Perry, who had hit Flacco below...