Originally posted on Cincinnati Bengals Blog  |  Last updated 11/4/11

CINCINNATI - AUGUST 18: Domata Peko #94 of the Cincinnati Bengals looks on during a preseason NFL game against the New Orleans Saints on August 18, 2007 at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Saints defeated the Bengals 27-19. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
For the second straight game, the league office has come calling with fine letters for Bengals players. Defensive tackle Domata Peko has received a $7,500 fine and wide receiver Andre Caldwell has been fined $5,000 following their actions in last Sunday’s 34-12 win over Seattle. Both were deemed for unnecessary roughness. Peko’s fine is the result of ripping the helmet off Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch during a third-quarter running play. Caldwell’s was for what the league office called “unnecessarily striking an opponent’. That opponent was Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner in the second quarter following a 7-yard run by quarterback Andy Dalton. Caldwell was penalized on the play, but there were offsetting penalties on the play, while Peko was not. Browner did escape a fine. Many thought he would be fined for his suplex on  Jerome Simpson, which did receive a personal foul penalty. The Bengals are now up to $32,500 in fines over the past two games. Following the win over t...
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