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Report: Seahawks, Pete Carroll fined for violating non-contact rules

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The Seattle Seahawks and coach Pete Carroll have been collectively fined more than $300,000 by the NFL for violating offseason non-contact rules, according to a report from ESPN's Chris Mortensen.

The Seahawks will be docked two minicamp workouts in 2015 after players had excessive contact during a June 16 practice.

Carroll's fine was at least $100,000 and the Seahawks' exceeded $200,000, according to the report.

Seattle lost two OTA workouts and was fined for a similar violation in 2012.

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