All five fingers are important to each hand, especially for those who earn a living catching and defending passes.
The longest of those fingers left a couple of players a little lighter in the pockets this week.
Baldwin's was to voice displeasure with offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell's play call, which ended in a touchdown reception on the part of quarterback Russell Wilson.
"We're in the f---ing red zone, and you want me to throw the ball?" Baldwin said afterward with a laugh, via ESPN's Sheil Kapadia. "Throw me the ball."
It was instead Baldwin who was throwing the ball to Wilson, but it was all in good fun, because the Seahawks scored and came away with the win. Burfict's wasn't as pleasant.
Win or lose, the end result is the same for both -- a hefty fine from the league.