Giants to be fined for using walkie-talkie vs. Cowboys: report

The NFL is expected to fine the Giants for head coach Ben McAdoo’s use of a walkie-talkie for four or five plays to communicate with Eli Manning in last week’s 10-7 win over the Dallas Cowboys.

An NFL.com report said the league will in fact impose a penalty on the Giants, likely in the form of a fine, for violating the league’s rule governing circumstances when the coach’s headset malfunctions.

The Cowboys admitted the infraction had no impact on the game — the drive ended in a Manning interception — and did not file a formal complaint against the Giants.

Ben McAdoo used a walkie-talkie to communicate with Eli Manning during the fourth quarter of the Giants' win over the Cowboys.

Ben McAdoo used a walkie-talkie to communicate with Eli Manning during the fourth quarter of the Giants’ win over the Cowboys.

((Evan Pinkus via AP)/AP)

But reaction around the league has suggested that the seemingly trivial investigation is a little more serious than some believe, simply because every team is made aware of these eventualities during the preseason and that everyone knows what is and isn’t allowed.

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