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Giants did just fine against the Titans

Kareem McKenzie

Kareem McKenzie

All of those penalties against the Titans cost the Giants the game. It also cost a few of them some bucks.

The NFL has confirmed that:

Ahmad Bradshaw was fined $2,500 for a chop block.

David Diehl was fined $5,000 for unnecessary roughness; he forcibly pulled his opponent's helmet off.

Adam Koets was fined $5,000 for a major facemask.

Kareem McKenzie was fined $5,000 for unnecessary roughness; he unnecessarily struck his opponent.

Interesting that Bradshaw was fined for the chop block, which really was only a chop block because of the facemask which was not called but for which Koets was fined. So that penalty cost the Giants not only a big third-down conversion, two points with a safety, but a combined total of $7,500 in fines.

Apparently no fines for Antrel Rolle or Brandon Jacobs, both of whom were flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct penalties. I would have figured they would have been based on their histories. Guess neither violation was all that serious.

The Titans' Jason Babin was fined $5,000 for unnecessary roughness; he struck his opponent who was down by contact with the crown of his helmet. And Cortland Finnegan was fined $5,000 for unnecessary roughness; he struck a defenseless receiver in the head area.


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