While laborers continued to work feverishly Friday afternoon to lay down new sod at $1.3 billion Levi's Stadium, San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh insisted the field would be ready for Sunday's preseason game with the San Diego Chargers.
Chiefs offensive tackle Donald Stephenson has been suspended for the first four games of this season for violating the league's policy against performance-enhancing drugs.
As the NFL levied a $12,000 fine on Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel for flashing his middle finger on the sideline during last week's game on Friday, news of the resolution of the league's $16.6 million middle finger battle was confirmed.
Cleveland Browns backup quarterback Johnny Manziel was fined $12,000 for making an obscene gesture at Washington's bench in a preseason game earlier this week, league sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham was fined $30,000 on Friday for twice dunking over the goalpost during a preseason game against the Tennessee Titans, it was announced.