Buccaneers’ Antoine Winfield Fined For Taunting Chiefs’ Tyreek Hill

Antoine Winfield Jr. got the last laugh against Tyreek Hill, but it cost him.

That’s because the NFL has fined the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive back for sticking Hill’s signature peace sign right back in Hill’s face during Super LV — in which the Buccaneers skated to a 31-9 win over Hill and the Kansas City Chiefs.

Per Tom Pelissero of NFL Network, Winfield was fined $7,815 for the act.

Of course, Winfield will tell you it was merely payback for Hill flashing his peace sign in Winfield’s face during a Week 12 regular-season matchup. Hill scored a touchdown on the play and the Chiefs won that game, 27-24.

“The taunting, man, it’s something I just had to do,” Winfield said. “When we played them earlier, Hill went off on us. He back-flipped in front of my face and gave me the peace sign. So it was only right that I gave him the peace sign right back to him. It felt amazing to do that. I’m not even gonna lie.”

So Winfield’s pocket is a little more than 7 grand lighter. But for Winfield, clearly, it was well worth it.

Written by Sam Amico

Sam Amico spent 15 years covering the NBA for Sports Illustrated, FOX Sports and NBA.com, along with a few other spots, and currently runs his own basketball website on the side, FortyEightMinutes.com.

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  1. Backflipping into the end zone and throwing the peace sign at guys all year, no biggie. But Winfield does it once in the Super Bowl and gets fined 7k? Huh…. ok.

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