The San Francisco 49ers and Cleveland Browns had a major pre-game brawl ahead of their Week 6 showdown, r
sparking concerns about the NFL's increasing number of on-field altercations.
The league responded by sending a message to each team outlining new potential fines and standards for pre-game fights. On Sunday,
October 22, NFL Insider Ian Rapoport reported on these developments, offering insight on the NFL's dedication to upholding
the league's core values of sportsmanship and respect. The message offered three critical principles that teams should follow immediately.
Teams are required to warm up within their own 45-yard line:
The first significant issue highlighted in the memo sent to all teams by the NFL is the restriction of the pre-game warm-up area.