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Rice, Taylor not fined for their in-game exchange of pleasantries

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On Sunday, Ravens running back Ray Rice apparently spit in the face of Browns defensive tackle Phil Taylor.  Taylor actually responded with a blow to the head of Rice.

Neither have been fined.

For Rice, the absence of evidence of the spittle could have saved him.  For Taylor, it’s clear that there was contact to the head.

So why wasn’t Taylor fined?  It could be that the league believed, but couldn’t prove, that Rice did indeed spit, justifying the reaction from Taylor, who insisted there was spit.

Either way, neither guy will have any of his pay diverted to the Human Fund.

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9 Responses to “Rice, Taylor not fined for their in-game exchange of pleasantries”
  1. unislaya says: Sep 20, 2013 6:17 PM

    Ray: What’d you say about my mama?
    Phil: Hey! Any of y’all want some cheeseburgers?

  2. partmachine says: Sep 20, 2013 7:20 PM

    There’s video there’s just not spit. Big fat Phil Taylor needs to step back next time he comes to Baltimore.

  3. bensstinkyfingers says: Sep 20, 2013 7:34 PM

    I’m pretty sure Big Phil has Turds bigger than Ray, RIce needs to pick on guys his own size, like at Pop Warner Games.

  4. kwjsb says: Sep 20, 2013 7:35 PM

    Did Banner & Lombardi just spit on Browns Fans?

  5. brownsalwaysrebuilding says: Sep 20, 2013 7:49 PM

    Seinfeld reference. Excellent.

  6. Patskrieg dot com says: Sep 20, 2013 9:46 PM

    brownsalwaysrebuilding says:
    Sep 20, 2013 7:49 PM
    Seinfeld reference. Excellent.

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    It’s someone’s first day here…

  7. marky2fresh says: Sep 21, 2013 12:28 AM

    i dont know why everyones arguing, not like either teams going places, denvers taking it all

  8. mikebrownistheworstownerinprosports says: Sep 21, 2013 12:41 AM

    I’m getting old. At first glance, I thought this was about Jerry Rice and John Taylor.

  9. ken14andersonforhof says: Sep 21, 2013 4:54 AM

    maybe the football GODS blessed his hip for spitting? if he does it again, he may get to know BO(Jackson), and how the football GODS can be tough on hips..Karma can be a Bit@H…….and besides RAVENS are whiners!!!

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