A simple flexing of the muscles is going to cost a former Ohio State running back nearly $10,000.
49ers RB Carlos Hyde was fined $9,115 for flexing at Cardinals players during a game last Thursday, USA Today reported Friday.
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) October 14, 2016
This is the latest in the NFL cracking down on player celebrations and taunting.
Hyde, in his third NFL season, has rushed for 377 yards and six touchdowns through five games. Entering the sixth week of the season, Hyde ranks ninth in the league in rushing yards. Fellow Buckeye and Dallas Cowboys rookie Ezekiel Elliott is first with 546 yards.