D.J. Swearinger not fined for hit that concussed Welker

Texans safety D.J. Swearinger earned the ire of Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and a penalty for a hit in last week’s preseason game that left Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker with a concussion, but the league didn’t think he did anything that warranted further punishment. PFT has confirmed with the league that Swearinger did not receive a fine for the hit. Manning was fined...
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Is it time for Roger Goodell to Throw in the Towel to Save Wes Welker?

Wes Welker reportedly received his third concussion in just his last ten games. It came on what was really perceived as a hard but clean hit from Houston Texans safety D.J. Swearinger. This comes in the midst of heightened awareness involving head injuries and safety in the NFL.  More than ever men our thinking about life after football.  With tragedies like the one involving the...
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D.J. Swearinger didn’t get fined for his hit on Wes Welker

D.J. Swearinger told reporters after tonight’s preseason game that he didn’t get fined for his hit on Wes Welker last week that caused Welker to suffer a concussion. Swearinger says he did not get fined for the hit on Welker. #Texans — Tania Ganguli (@taniaganguli) August 29, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME&...
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Manning gets fine after taunting Texans safety

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Peyton Manning has been docked a reported $8,268 for taunting Houston Texans safety D.J. Swearinger in a preseason game last week. The Denver Broncos quarterback laid into the safety for hitting Wes Welker in the head, which left the slot receiver with his third concussion in 10 months. The penalty was reported by ESPN. Manning told ESPN's Chris Mortensen...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning Says Fine is “Money Well Spent”

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was notified that he will be fined $8,268 for a taunting Houston Texans safety D.J. Swearinger after his hit on Wes Welker’s head. #Broncos QB Peyton Manning was fined for taunting. #3Things with @WOLFonFOX. https://t.co/04kdjLCtQE — FOX Sports (@FOXSports) August 28, 2014 Not happy at all about the brutal hit Welker took in last Saturday’s...
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8/28 Hump Day Heroes

Yesterday was the beloved Hump Day for those lucky souls not working retail. It is my first Hump Day of my last semester as a college student. I’m fighting from tearing up at the thought of joining the “real world”, but all good things must come to an end at some point; much like Josh Gordon’s NFL career if he keeps being a colossal turd. Anyways, here are this week’s...
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Peyton Manning On His Fine: ‘Money Well Spent’

Peyton Manning was all fired up after Wes Welker was hit by Houston Texans safety DJ Swearinger.  Peyton Manning is most likely a boss for saying this in regards to his $8, 628 fine for taunting the Houston Texans. In an interview, Manning told ESPN’s Chris Mortensen the following: “I accept it. Money well spent,” In case you missed it, here’s what happened. This must be...
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NFL fines Peyton Manning $8,200 for taunting

The NFL fined Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning $8,268 on Thursday for taunting Texans safety D.J. Swearinger during last weekend’s preseason game. Peyton took exception to a hit Swearinger laid on receiver Wes Welker, when Swearinger lowered his shoulder and made contact with Welker’s head. The hit was deemed legal, but gave Welker his third concussion in less than a year....
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Peyton Manning fined $8K for taunting D.J. Swearinger, calls it ‘Money well spent’ (vid)

The NFL has handed down a fine to Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning for his taunting of Houston Texans safety D.J. Swearinger during Saturday night’s preseason game between the teams. The amount? $8,268, which sounds like an arbitrarily arrived-at number but chances are there is a method to the NFL’s fine amount madness. Manning confronted […] The post Peyton Manning...
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Peyton Manning on fine for taunting: “Money well spent”

(Credit: businessinsider.com) During last week’s preseason game against the Houston Texans, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning took exception to a hit on Wes Welker by Texans safety D.J. Swearinger. The hit gave Welker a concussion. Manning sprinted up the field, got in Swearinger’s face, and had some choice words for him. It is worth noting that the hit looked completely...
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Peyton Manning fined for preseason taunt

Getty Images The NFL has fined Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning for taunting in the Denver Broncos third preseason game. Manning’s fine totals to $8,258. Manning sought out Houston Texans safety D.J. Swearinger after tossing a 29-yard touchdown pass to Emmanuel Sanders. The Broncos quarterback got in the face of Swearinger who had delivered a helmet to helmet hit on Broncos...
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Peyton Manning Hit With $8200 Fine for Taunting D.J. Swearinger; Calls it Money Well Spent

The world was caught by surprise when Peyton Manning got in the face of Texans safety D.J. Swearinger's a couple plays after Swearinger had laid out Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker. It was the first time in Manning's long and illustrious career that he was hit with such a penalty which in today's NFL comes with a fine.Sure enough, Manning was hit with an $8200 fine...
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Manning calls fine for taunting Swearinger 'Money well spent'

Peyton Manning received a rare fine from the NFL this week, and he was happy to pay it. The Denver Broncos quarterback was fined $8,200 for taunting Thursday after getting in the face of Houston Texans safety D.J Swearinger in the Broncos’ most recent preseason game. It’s rare to see Manning’s emotions get the best of him, but given the circumstances — Swearinger had just...
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Peyton Manning Had A Great Response To The Taunting Fine He Received From The NFL

Even Peyton Manning (Peyton Manning!) isn’t immune from the humorless iron fist of Roger Goodell. During last Saturday’s preseason game between the Broncos and the Texans, Manning threw a touchdown pass to Emmanuel Sanders. While throwing touchdown passes in the preseason isn’t the sort of thing that generally gets Manning riled up, Texans safety D.J. Swearinger got an earful...
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NFL Notes: Broncos, Browns, Bucs, Chargers, Panthers, Patriots & Rams

  Broncos QB Peyton Manning has been fined $8,200 for taunting Texans S D.J. Swearinger. Manning won’t appeal the fine. (Chris Mortensen) Browns Josh Gordon‘s agent, Drew Rosenhaus, is working with the Browns, the NFL and the CFL to allow his client to play for the Calgary Stampeders this year. (Albert Breer) The Stampeders put a request in to add Gordon to their negotiating...
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Peyton Manning on Taunting Fine: “Money Well Spent”

The NFL fined Peyton Manning Thursday $8,268 for taunting Houston Texans safety D.J. Swearinger during last Saturday’s pre-season game. Peyton will not appeal the fine and based on what he said, has no regrets about doing what he did. “I accept. Money well spent,” he said. Prior to the taunting, Swearinger drilled Broncos receiver Wes Welker in the head, giving him his 3rd...
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Peyton Manning Fined $8,200 by NFL for Taunting DJ Swearinger

Per Chris Mortensen, Peyton Manning has been fined $8,200 by the league office for taunting Texans’ DJ Swearinger after throwing a touchdown pass. Peyton Manning notified by NFL he is fined $8,200 for taunting of DJ Swearinger. No appeal. Peyton: "I accept it. Money well spent." — Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) August 28, 2014 This is definitely a headline we don...
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Houston Texans safety says NFL has unrealistic expectations for defense

In an effort to make the game safer and more palatable for fantasy football addicts, in recent years the NFL has cracked down in a major way on how defenders are able to do their job. First they made hitting defensless receivers a major point of emphasis, and now they’re targeting defensive holding and pass interference. Many NFL defensive backs have complained and said that the...
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Special "Concussion Helmet" May Have Saved Wes Welker's Career

Ever since Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker was laid out by Texans safety D.J. Swearinger fans have been concerned about his future. Yeah, it would be great to have him back, but the danger concussions pose have been widely publicized. As much as they want him on the field, they don't want his quality of life after football to suck.Many think he should call it a career...
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Taylor Twellman: Wes Welker ‘Should Call It Quits’ After Latest Concussion

Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker suffered his third concussion in just 10 months while facing off against the Houston Texans during Saturday’s preseason game. Welker was absolutely leveled by safety D.J. Swearinger after catching a pass over the middle right before halftime. The 33-year-old immediately left the game, but it’s becoming an all-too-familiar story for Welker...
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Peyton Manning adds taunting to his game?

Who would've guessed that Peyton Manning, the Denver Broncos all-pro quarterback, would channel his inner Tom Brady and receive a flag for taunting?After throwing his second touchdown reception to Emmanuel Sanders during last Saturday’s preseason matchup with the Houston Texans. The Broncos superstar QB proceeded share a few choice words with Houston Texans Saftey, D.J. Swearinger...
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Broncos Injury Update: Wes Welker expected to play week one

Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker sustained a concussion the other night vs. the Houston Texans. Welker was able to get back to his feet and walk off under his own power, after taking a crushing hit from D.J. Swearinger. #454044994 / gettyimages.comAccording to Mike Klis, Welker is expected to be ready to for week one. In his tweet he goes on to say that that the "...
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3rd Concussion for Welker in a calendar year

Over the weekend Broncos Wide Receiver Wes Welker suffered his third concussion in the calender year on a slant pass from his hall of fame QB, Peyton Manning. Texans Safety D.J. Swearinger was flagged for an apparent hit to the head, BUT if you watch the play carefully, you will see that Swearinger led with The post 3rd Concussion for Welker in a calendar year appeared first on Route 4 Sports.
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Bill O'Brien defends D.J. Swearinger

Texans coach Bill O'Brien backed his safety a day after D.J. Swearinger drew the ire of Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning for a hit that concussed receiver Wes Welker. "D.J. was not trying to do any harm," O'Brien said. "He was trying to make a play, make a tackle. The call was correct. What you continually have to do is show the guys on tape what...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos’ WR Wes Welker Concussed

Broncos’ WR Wes Welker Concussed: For precautionary reasons, the Denver Broncos lifted WR Wes Welker after a play in which Houston Texans safety D.J. Swearinger leveled the slot receiver. It turns out that they were smart to do so as the Denver star wide receiver has officially been deemed as concussed once again. FFLockerRoom Sports: While Welker popped up like it was no...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss
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