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NEW YORK - APRIL 20: (EDITORS NOTE: IMAGES HAVE BEEN DIGITALLY MANIPULATED) Bart Scott of the New York Jets poses for a portrait on April 20, 2009 in New York, New York. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
The New York Jets have fined linebacker Bart Scott $10,000 for showing his middle finger to a New York Post photographer, the team announced Thursday. Scott made the gesture Monday, a day after the Jets ended their disappointing 8-8 season with a 19-17 loss to the Miami Dolphins. The Jets linebacker refused to speak with reporters before flipping the bird and telling a photographer, "Take a picture of this. Get out of my [bleeping] face." The Jets said Scott's actions "were inappropriate and unacceptable," in a statement posted on the team's Twitter account Thursday. The hand gesture may have been Scott's final act as a Jet if he is dumped in the offseason after a decline in his production in 2011, according to the Post. Scott played a reduced role this season, coming off the field on most passing downs. He is due a guaranteed $4.2 million in 2012, something he referenced on his way out the door when asked about a report that he would not be bac...
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