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Preston: Latest NFL violation adds to Ravens' image problem

Preston: Latest NFL violation adds to Ravens' image problem

The Ravens are in the same class as the New England Patriots when it comes to cheating.

That’s the general perception now after the NFL fined the team $200,000 on Wednesday for a violation of the Coach-To-Player Communications policy. That rule prohibits the use of headset equipment by multiple players during games and the Ravens apparently violated the policy in a 2018 preseason game.

The fine isn’t much for the deep pockets of Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti, but he can’t be satisfied with this latest episode and team image. A few years ago, the Ravens were reportedly one of the teams that complained to the league about Patriots head coach Bill Belichick violating rules, but...

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