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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…

Cutler fined $20K for arguing with ref; Titans owner gives $¼M, 1-finger salute

Couple of stories of the NFL handing out fines for conduct: Backtracking to Week 9, Bears quarterback Jay Cutler was fined $20,000 for arguing a call with referee Ed Hochuli. Cutler was flagged for a 15-yard unsportsmanlike conduct penalty. Much like Chad Ochocinco’s $1 facetious bribe the same day, this is the standard first-offense fine…