Originally posted on Fox Sports Southwest
By FS SOUTHWEST STAFF  |  Last updated 9/19/13
This week has been a very expensive one for NFL defenders. Tennessee Titans safety Bernard Pollard...fined 42,000 for a hit on Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson. Texans cornerback Kareem Jackson...fined 42,000 for a hit on Titans wide receiver Kendall Wright. And Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson...fined 100,000 for multiple rules violations. The fines are coming fast and furious, and that doesn't sit well with one of the leagues best linebackers. "I don't know, I think it's getting a little ridiculous," Texans linebacker Brian Cushing said, according to the Houston Chronicle. "But at the same time, they're obviously stressing the safety of hits and everything. "But I don't know. Some (fines) are very questionable and it's a lot of money, a lot of money. I don't know what to say about that. It's difficult. Really difficult." With the new rules to help protect the safety of the players, it is getting more difficult to be a defensive player in the NFL. And ve...
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