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Bears Fine CB Jaylon Johnson for Unexcused Tardiness

The second-year cornerback took to his Instagram account to share his displeasure over the fine.
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Chicago Bears' cornerback Jaylon Johnson was not very happy on Wednesday. According to his Instagram account, the team fined him for showing up late. The second-year cornerback posted a picture of the letter he received from the team on his Instagram story.

The Bears fined Johnson $2,745.00 for an unexcused tardiness yesterday. As for Johnson, he claims he walked in at 8:16 AM and they still docked him. Gauging the frustration in his tone, it seems the Bears' mandatory clock-in time may be 8:15 AM.

A minute here or there probably should not be worthy of a fine, so this penalty seems a little harsh from the Bears. At the same time, rules are rules and if it's in the CBA, players have to adhere to it.

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Bears' head coach Matt Nagy, whose signature is at the bottom of the letter, said he would talk with Johnson about posting the fine notice to social media.