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The NFL has fined New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady $10,000 for his slide into Ed Reed in Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Baltimore Ravens. The action taken by the league was first reported by NFL.com. During the final minute of the first half, Brady slid to the ground at the end of a scramble with his legs raised up. He hit Reed, who was not injured, but the slide angered some on the Ravens sideline, but not Reed. "I know he's a great player," Reed said after the Ravens earned a spot against the 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII. "I respect Brady and his game for all it stands for, and I know he's not a dirty player. And emotions get going in the game." Reed's teammate Bernard Pollard was less diplomatic. "When you slide, obviously, quarterbacks know when they slide, everything is on the ground," Pollard told USA Today on Monday. "He knew what he was doing ... Hopefully, the NFL will do something about it. &...
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“I told him — you know, we talked,” Reed told WJZ-FM in Baltimore. “We talked actually not too long ago, we talked on the phone....
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Reed said, '&...
“Leg is feeling alright. A little sore right now,” Reed told WJZ-FM on Monday. “A little slide kick (by Brady), you know what I’m saying. But it’s a tough spot the quarterback’s in. You know, I understand Brady’s point. Him protecting himself. I know he’s a great player. I respect Brady and his game for all it stands for, and I know he’s not a dirty player...
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