New York Jets coach Rex Ryan will not be fined by the NFL for making an obscene gesture at a mixed martial arts event Saturday night in Sunrise, Fla.
League spokesman Greg Aiello confirmed that Ryan would not face additional discipline by the NFL after the Jets fined him $50,000 on Tuesday.
The coach was caught on a cell phone camera flipping his middle finger at a fan during the MMA competition.
The NFL announced that Scott Green, a 19-year veteran official, will be the referee for the Super Bowl. The other officials are umpire Undrey Wash, head linesman John McGrath, line judge Jeff Seeman, field judge Rob Vernatchi, side judge Greg Meyer and back judge Greg Steed. … Former Buffalo Bills head coach Dick Jauron was hired by the Philadelphia Eagles as a senior assistant/defensive backs coach. … Dallas Cowboys fullback Deon Anderson has been charged with misdemeanor deadly conduct after his arrest in a restaurant parking lot.