Reports: Carroll, Seahawks fined $300,000, forced to forfeit 2 minicamp days

SEATTLE -- The NFL fined Seahawks coach Pete Carroll and the team $300,000 and ordered the team to forfeit its first two days of minicamp practices next season because of excessive contact between players during a June 16 practice, media outlets reported Tuesday.

The Seahawks organization had no immediate comment.

The fine was reported by ESPN's Chris Mortensen and

According to Mortensen, who cited two sources, Carroll's fine was at least $100,00 and the team was docked more than $200,000.

The NFL confirmed the loss of two practices next season for the Seahawks, but said the team will be allowed one practice session on the final day of its minicamp.

The violation was for permitting the club's players to engage in "excessive levels of on-field contact" during the team's 2014 mandatory minicamp for veteran players, according to's Ian Rapoport.

Carroll and the Hawks were also fined an undisclosed amount in 2012 for a similar violation, which triggered the loss of two OTA sessions.