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  1. Don Jones of Miami Dolphins apologizes, is fined for tweet reacti...

    James Walker

    The Miami Dolphins have fined second-year defensive back Don Jones an undisclosed amount and excused him from the team following critical remarks toward Michael Sam, who recently became the first openly gay athlete drafted by an NFL team.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2014
  2. Cameron Wake: 'When am I defenseless?'

    James Walker

    DAVIE, Fla. -- San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks' hit on New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees reopened an ongoing conversation on protecting quarterbacks. The hit, by the standards of the rule book, was clean. Yet, Brooks was fined ...

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  3. Jelani Jenkins fined $15,750 for QB hit

    James Walker

    DAVIE, Fla. - Miami Dolphins rookie linebacker Jelani Jenkins was fined $15,750 for his second-half hit on Buffalo Bills quarterback Thad Lewis, a league spokesman confirmed to Friday. Jenkins appeared to mostly make contact with Lewis' c...

    Blog | October 25, 2013
  4. Morning take: Tom Brady fined $10K

    James Walker

    Here are the most interesting stories Thursday in the AFC East: New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was fined $10,000 for his controversial slide toward Ed Reed of the Baltimore Ravens. Morning take: This was the right call by the leagu...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  5. Report: Bills fined $20K for Williams injury

    James Walker

    The Buffalo Bills can finally put an end to "wrist gate." reported Friday that Buffalo has been fined $20,000 for not reporting defensive end Mario Williams' wrist injury. Williams told reporters earlier this month that he has been dealing...

    Blog | October 19, 2012
  6. Bill Belichick's 50K fine was excessive

    James Walker

    The NFL came down hard on New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick on Wednesday. Belichick was fined $50,000 for what the league deemed "impermissible physical contact with an official." Although I'm probably in the minority, I think this fine wa...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  7. Jets LB Bart Scott fined $10K

    James Walker

    Frustration is boiling over everywhere with the New York Jets after they finished 8-8 and missed the playoffs for the first time in three years. Starting linebacker Bart Scott is another example and it ended up hurting his wallet. Scott was fined ...

    Blog | January 05, 2012
  8. NFL fines Rex Ryan $75,000

    James Walker

    It's been a tough week for New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan. On Thursday, Ryan and the Jets suffered a big blow to their playoff hopes in a 17-13 upset to the Denver Broncos. Then, the NFL announced Monday that Ryan will be fined $75,000 for sayi...

    Blog | November 21, 2011
  9. Report: Ryan to be fined at least 75K

    James Walker

    It could go down as the most expensive one-liner in the NFL history. ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that New York Jets coach Rex Ryan will get fined at least $75,000 for his response to a heckling fan who said New England Patriots coach Bill Belichi...

    Blog | November 20, 2011
  10. James Harrison was very close to retiring

    James Walker

    Lost in the hoopla of James Harrison's recent bashing of various NFL players, teammates and the commissioner was how close the Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker actually came to retirement last season. In October Harrison contemplated quitting during...

    Blog | July 18, 2011
  11. Will Steelers soften their stance?

    James Walker

    The Pittsburgh Steelers were last season's poster children for the NFL's increased policing of big hits. As the league's most physical defense, Pittsburgh players were getting fined or suffered questionable flags regularly during their run to Super B...

    Blog | March 16, 2011
  12. Two AFC North players fined

    James Walker

    Two defensive players in the AFC North were fined for hits made in Week 15. ESPN's Adam Schefter reports Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed and Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Dhani Jones were fined $10,000 and $15,000, respectively, for a pair of hits...

    Blog | December 24, 2010
  13. AFC North evening links

    James Walker

    Here are the latest happenings Tuesday evening in the AFC North: Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (foot) was in a boot Tuesday but plans to play against the Baltimore Ravens. The Steelers' James Harrison was fined $25,000 (aga...

    Blog | November 30, 2010
  14. Morning take: Another James Harrison fine?

    James Walker

    Here are the most interesting stories Tuesday in the AFC North: The agent for James Harrison says he expects to hear from the NFL soon on whether or not the Pittsburgh Steelers Pro Bowl linebacker will get fined this week. Morning take: The hi...

    Blog | November 23, 2010
  15. Is $25K fine enough for Seymour?

    James Walker

    The verdict is in, and chances are Steeler Nation might feel slighted. Seymour HarrisonESPN's Adam Schefter reports Oakland Raiders defensive lineman Richard Seymour was fined $25,000 for his hit to the face of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben...

    Blog | November 22, 2010
  16. Morning take: Seymour suspension?

    James Walker

    Here are the most interesting stories Monday in the AFC North: Oakland Raiders defensive lineman Richard Seymour will be fined for hitting Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. But should he be suspended? Morning take: With the w...

    Blog | November 22, 2010