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It can't be easy to be the person or persons responsible for dishing out discipline in professional sports leagues. You're always going to make someone mad with your rulings, and someone is always going to be screaming for and wanting more consistency. It's a pretty unenviable position. That said, can we get some consistency from the NFL? The NFL capped a head-scratching week of discipline on Friday afternoon when it decided to fine Steelers safety Troy Polamalu $10,000 for using a trainer's cell phone to call his wife from the sideline last Sunday. That fine would make sense -- it...

Polamalu Fined 10k for Cell Phone on the Sidelines

Steelers safety Troy Polamalu was fined $10,000 for using a cell phone on the sidelines of Sunday’s game. Polamalu made a tackle in the fourth quarter and came up dinged. After he went to the sidelines and was checked out by the doctor Polamalu requested a phone to let his wife know he was ok. The NFL and jack ass Roger Goodell fined Polamalu ten large for the incident. Way to...

Toy Polamalu Fined $10,000 For Calling Wife During Game

In one of the oddest NFL fines this season Troy Polamalu of the Pittsburgh Steelers has been handed a $10,000 fine after he called his wife during his teams game to inform her that he was okay after leaving the game with concussion symptoms. Polamalu used a trainers phone to make the call and despite the fact that he wasn’t showboating or creating a distraction he was handed...

Talk isn't cheap: Polamalu fined $10,000

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu was fined $10,000 by the NFL on Friday for talking on his cell phone in the bench area during last Sunday's win over Jacksonville. League rules prohibit the use of cell phones in the bench are from 90 minutes prior to kickoff to the conclusion of the game. Green Bay Packers linebacker A.J. Hawk also was fined $10,000 for flashing an...

NFL Fines Troy Polamalu $10K For Calling His Wife After Getting Concussed

It's been so long since the last asinine NFL fine! But today, Goodell's goons went vigilante on spousal communication and fined Troy Polamalu for calling his wife to let her know he was not bleeding from his ears (yet): More »

T.P. phone home: Steelers' Polamalu fined $10K for calling wife

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu's $10,000 fine for talking on his cell phone during Sunday 17-13 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars leads the list of league fines.

Troy Polamalu fined $10,000 for cellphone violation

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Polamalu fined $10K for using cell phone

Strong safety Troy Polamalu borrowed the phone from a Steelers doctors last Sunday to call his wife after he left the Steelers' 17-13 win against Jacksonville with concussion-like symptoms.

Column: Polamalu fine for phone call out of bounds

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist Roger Goodell had some work to do before jetting off across the pond to try and convince the British that they really do need more American football. There was a letter to write to Congress on plans for HGH testing, a suspension to hand down to Bengals running back Cedric Benson. And, of course, there were the usual weekly...

NFL Star Fined For Calling Wife Mid-Game to Say He Was Okay

The NFL fined a player $10,000 for making a call from the sidelines, even though all he wanted to do was assure his wife he was okay after suffering a possible concussion earlier. Superstar safety Troy Polamalu of the Pittsburgh Steelers, whose flowing hair is featured in Head and Shoulders shampoo commercials, was seen talking on a cell phone while sitting on the bench during last...
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