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Category: Week 12

NFL establishes 25-for-fighting standard: minimum fine, no benching for slugfest

Street brawls and cheap shots are about to become a bit more common in the NFL. After banging each other under the hood, the NFL opted to fine habitual offender Cortland Finnegan of the Titans and repeat offender Andre Johnson $25,000 each — the league minimum for a second offense . Neither player will sit…

Bucs’ Talib, FJ Cheek have confrontation

Week 12: Buccaneers at Ravens Tampa-based beat reporters witnessed an argument involving the Buccaneers cornerback Aqib Talib and field judge Boris Cheek. Talib was upset at a pass interference call against fellow cornerback Myron Lewis (Update 11/29: NFL.com has video of the penalty) and apparently confronted Cheek after the game near the locker room. According…