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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; This is getting silly. I actually did not find this hit a penalty. Sissy league. NFL fines Bucs' Adrian Clayborn $21,000 for illegal hit on New Orleans Saints' Drew Brees in Week 2, source says | NOLA.com Bucs defensive end ...

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Old 09-20-2013, 03:27 PM   #1
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Adrian Clayborn Fined For Hit on Brees

This is getting silly. I actually did not find this hit a penalty. Sissy league.

NFL fines Bucs' Adrian Clayborn $21,000 for illegal hit on New Orleans Saints' Drew Brees in Week 2, source says | NOLA.com

Bucs defensive end Adrian Clayborn became the third Tampa Bay player to receive a fine this week as the league docked Clayborn $21,000 for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Drew Brees early in the second quarter in Week 2, according to a league source.
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Old 09-20-2013, 03:30 PM   #2
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Re: Adrian Clayborn Fined For Hit on Brees

May as well just fine the whole bucs team
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I am with you on this... didn't think it warranted a fine.
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Re: Adrian Clayborn Fined For Hit on Brees

I'd appeal the fine.
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Old 09-20-2013, 04:07 PM   #5
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Re: Adrian Clayborn Fined For Hit on Brees

I thought the flag was enough, it wasn't intentional...
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Old 09-20-2013, 04:15 PM   #6
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Re: Adrian Clayborn Fined For Hit on Brees

Why was he fined? That was one of few legal hits the Buccs landed last week
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Old 09-20-2013, 04:25 PM   #7
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Me thinks the NFL is just trying to get rich.

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Old 09-20-2013, 04:31 PM   #8
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Re: Adrian Clayborn Fined For Hit on Brees

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May aswell just fine the whole bucs team
They did. The team was fine $50,000 for illegal hits by their players.
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Old 09-20-2013, 04:34 PM   #9
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Re: Adrian Clayborn Fined For Hit on Brees

I don't think it was intentional but he hit the quarterback in the helmet, with his helmet. That is going to get nailed every time these days.

I also think the league saw the tape of that whole game and realized that team plays over the line so they're trying to reel things in.
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Old 09-20-2013, 04:36 PM   #10
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Re: Adrian Clayborn Fined For Hit on Brees

League sending a message. The hit by Black on Graham was the only rediculous one I saw all game.
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