Redskins safety Sean Taylor has received a fine from the NFL for violating the NFL Personal Conduct Policy, the league announced on Monday afternoon.
This means that Taylor will not receive a suspension for his involvement in a legal situation in Miami in 2005. There had been some speculation and concern by Redskins coaches that Taylor might receive a suspension from the league.
On Monday afternoon, the NFL issued the following statement:
"Sean Taylor of the Washington Redskins has been fined four game checks for violating the NFL Personal Conduct Policy.
Taylor will have the opportunity to earn back a portion of the fine if he complies with specified NFL requirements."
After practice, Taylor declined to comment on the league's decision.
Head coach Joe Gibbs addressed Taylor's fine in his post-practice media situation.
"I'm just glad it's behind us," Gibbs said. "I'm certainly glad he is going to be with us all year. He has had a great camp so far and I'm just glad it's behind us--that's the best way of saying it."
-- Molinaro Injured During Practice
Offensive lineman Jim Molinaro suffered a knee injury during Monday's practice. He wll have an MRI to help determine the extent of the injury.
Midway through the Monday practice, Molinaro was carted off the field with what Joe Gibbs called a "tweak" of his knee.
If serious, the injury would be a setback for the third-year offensive tackle who is bidding to be the primary backup to Chris Samuels and Jon Jansen.
Molinaro, 6-6 and 310 pounds, was drafted by the Redskins in the sixth round of the 2004 NFL Draft.
Meantime, a host of players injured in Saturday's scrimmage sat out Monday's practice: safety Curry Burns (hamstring), tight end Robert Johnson (ankle) and defensive lineman Nic Clemons (bruised knee).
Cornerback Carlos Rogers (back spasms) did some light running at the beginning of practice, but he also sat out practice.