Found September 14, 2012 on Steelers Depot:
Denver Broncos safety Rahim Moore has been fined $21,000 by the league for his hit Sunday night on Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders. Rahim unnecessarily struck a defenseless Sanders in the head and neck area on an incomplete pass play with 5:17 left in the third quarter of the game. Moore was flagged for unnecessary roughness on the play. Sanders left the game briefly, but did return after being cleared by the Steelers medical staff. Read more [...]

Rahim Moore Fined $21,000 for his hit on Emmanuel Sanders

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Did Peyton Manning spark an increase in girl’s named Peyton?

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Darrelle Revis is out for the Jets against the Steelers

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