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Old 01-10-2006, 03:17 AM   #31
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Re: Taylor Fined $17,000

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i was expecting 30000+ from the league and 10000+ from the team. They couldn't see it so that is why i think it is so low. Wilbon i guess thinks it should be 100,000 and if you compare it to portis's socks then he is right. 20,000 for socks is rediculous
I was hoping it was more for two reasons, the first one due to what is mentioned above. Players get fined more for uniform violations, and other stupid stuff. And secondly, if it was really high like around $80,000 and not chump-change maybe the fine would actually serve its purpose and make Taylor realize, "Hey I just lost a fancy car right there, maybe I'll think about my actions next time".
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Old 01-10-2006, 10:23 AM   #32
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Re: Taylor Fined $17,000

These $ fines are of no consequence to any player. The only fine of any consequence to a player would be to take away his playing time. While I'm glad St will be playing I think the only way the NFL (or any league for that matter) to hit a player hard is to yank his PT.
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Re: Taylor Fined $17,000

The fine was $17,000; the amount Taylor was to be paid for the game. Taylor has no proved history of spitting. The $20,000 Portis was fined was for multiple offenses (socks, shoes, visor) which he had a history of. If you only want to look at the numbers, go ahead, but there are other things to consider when comparing the fines.
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