Jets assistant suspended, fined for tripping Dolphins player

(AP) - The New York Jets assistant coach whotripped a Miami Dolphins player during a game has been suspendedwithout pay for the rest of the

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. - (AP) - The New York Jets assistant coach whotripped a Miami Dolphins player during a game has been suspendedwithout pay for the rest of the season, including the playoffs, andfined an additional $25,000. Sal Alosi, the Jets' strength and conditioning coach, will beginserving his suspension immediately and have no access to the team'spractice facility. General manager Mike Tannenbaum says Monday that Alosi will alsonot be allowed to interact with any players or coaches "as itpertains to his job function." Tannenbaum says the team spoke with the NFL about the incidentthroughout the day, and the league will issue no furtherdiscipline. Alosi said earlier in the day that his "actions wereinexcusable and irresponsible."

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

VIDEO: Interview with mother of transgender girl 1 VIDEO: Interview with mother of transgender girl
VIDEO: News conference on Chatham helicopter crash 2 VIDEO: News conference on Chatham helicopter crash
The Kid's First Adventure day care center accidently 3 Newark day care leaves toddler behind after field trip
A small helicopter made a hard landing in 4 Helicopter wrecked after hard landing in Chatham
A gas explosion leveled a home in Stafford 5 Authorities determine cause of Stafford gas explosion

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE