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NFL Fines: Lions’ DE Avril, LB Tulloch $15K Apiece

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DETROIT (AP) - Detroit Lions defensive end Cliff Avril and linebacker Stephen Tulloch have been fined $15,000 apiece by the NFL for horse collar tackles during last week’s win over the Minnesota Vikings.

Other fines announced by the league Friday include Jets’ wide receiver Santonio Holmes docked $7,500 for excessive celebration after a score in a loss to Philadelphia, and Texans linebacker Brian Cushing penalized $10,000 for hitting Carolina quarterback Cam Newton in the head and neck area.

Also, Bengals linebacker Dan Skuta was fined $20,000 for an illegal blindside block, Bengals safety Chris Crocker was fined $15,000 for roughing the passer, Raiders defensive back Jerome Boyd was docked $20,000 for an illegal blindside block and Giants linebacker Jason Pierre-Paul was fined $10,000 for an illegal hit on the quarterback.

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