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Allen fined, Ogunleye not

December 5th, 2008 – 3:11 PM by Chip Scoggins

This won’t make the Vikings happy. NFL spokesman Randall Liu said in an email that Bears defensive end Adewale Ogunleye was not fined for hitting quarterback Gus Frerotte in the back well after he released the ball.

However, Jared Allen was fined $10,000 for unsportsmanlike conduct after using the football as a prop during a celebration following a sack. Allen pretended to do CPR on the ball on his final sack of the game.

Allen has now been fined $90,000 by the NFL this season. He was fined $75,000 for hits on quarterbacks Matt Schaub and Aaron Rodgers, $5,000 for jumping on a pile late on a run against the Bears and now $10,000 for using the football as a prop during a celebration.

I just heard that Chicago’s Charles Tillman was fined $7,500 for his horsecollar tackle on Bernard Berrian in the second quarter.

More fines: I just talked to my college buddy Brad Biggs from the Chicago Sun-Times and he said Chicago’s Brandon Lloyd got fined $7,500 for his horsecollar on Benny Sapp on the interception return in the fourth quarter.

Sapp received a $5,000 fine for hitting Rashied Davis in the head that drew a personal foul penalty. 

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