Two Titans fined for hits against Lions

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by Titans Insider, Sep 28, 2012.

  1. Titans Insider

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    Titans defensive end Scott Solomon has been fined $15,750 by the NFL for his low hit on Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford in Sunday’s game.

    “I am going to try and correct that so it doesn’t happen next time,’’ Solomon said.

    Titans guard Leroy Harris has been fined $10,000 for unnecessary roughness, after the league said he hit an opponent late.

    Titans linebacker Akeem Ayers, meanwhile, was not fined for throwing Lions quarterback Shaun Hill to the ground late in the fourth quarter of the contest. His roughing the passer penalty wiped off a Tennessee interception and gave the Lions new life.

    Ayers said he was just trying to make a play.

    “I thought I got to (Hill) as soon as his arm went back,’’ Ayers said. “I guess it was when I threw him down afterward. But when you are in a game and getting hit all around, you are more reacting. That is a tough situation.”

    Source: Titans Insider
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  2. xpmar9x

    xpmar9x The Real Slim Shady

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    NFL front office is on a power trip. I'm tired of all these stupid fines. It's football, let them beat the crap out of each other. Unless it's extremely unnecessary, then bring on the fines... otherwise?! wtf!!!
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    Scarecrow and Titans Eternal high five this.
  3. Finnegan2win

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    Every hit that isn't two hand touch = fine. Coming to you in 2013.
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  4. smili

    smili Starter

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    Where do you see this? What did the guy who hit our TE helmet to helmet get? Also - how about the hit on Washington a couple weeks back? Just curious for comparison.
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  5. Deuce Wayne

    Deuce Wayne Damnit, I cant find my driving moccasins anywhere!

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    Harris deserved his when he tried to chop Tulloch way after the play. That was dirty.
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  6. Ten_Titans

    Ten_Titans Pro Bowler

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    Solo man isn't exactly making bank either.
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  7. Scarecrow

    Scarecrow CEO of PPO Tip Jar Donor

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    Where do the fines go? Because I have a feeling they are handing out fines and lining their own pockets.

    They should donate 100% of the fines to concusion research or high school football teams.
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  8. SawdustMan

    SawdustMan Superhero Squad Tip Jar Donor

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    Fines go to charities and non-profits. Which ones, I'm not sure.
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  9. CJtheBeast

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    More reason to fire Gooddell
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  10. Titansman1

    Titansman1 Time To Start Crushing!

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    Come on, I can understand when it's intentional and vicious but these "in the heat of the moment" type of hits just goes with the territory when you're playing football.
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