Found October 12, 2013 on This Given Sunday:
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The historic fine levied against Ndamukong Suh for a low block on Vikings center John Sullivan has been upheld according to the Associated Press. The fine of $100,000 was, at the time, the largest fine ever handed down for on-field play. Since then, that fine has been equaled by the $100,000 fine of Dashon Goldson. It's no surprise that the fine was upheld. In fact, the surprise would have come had the fine been lessened. Still the message that such illegal and dangerous play will not be tolerated has been sent before. The league has been using fines for years, and at this point, those fines have done little to curb illegal hits, especially in regard to the league's elite players. There are a number of problems with the league's practice of fining players for illegal hits. First and foremost, the NFL has done a very poor job of making their procedure for fining players transparent. Some fine-worthy plays appear to go unpunished while others are hammered with ...
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