Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 12/27/12
Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com is reporting that the NFL has fined Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton $21,000 for his bump of official Jerome Boger during last week's win against the Oakland Raiders. Someone up the NFL food chain loves Newton. Bill Belichick was fined $50,000 for grabbing a ref and Vikings safety Harrison Smith was thrown out of game for contact with one, but was not fined. Newton's punishment was by far the lightest. Cam Newton was fined $21,000 for making contact with an on-field official last week. — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) December 28, 2012 var switchTo5x=true; stLight.options({publisher:''});
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