Rafael Bush gets another bonus, as Harvin fine overturned

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Not only does Saints safety Rafael Bush have a new contract, he has a little extra change in his pocket.

Bush just tweeted out word that he won an appeal of a $21,000 fine from the league.

I just realized it took me 3 months to appeal my last fine yep can I have my 21 back now thank you,” he wrote.

Bush was initially fined for a shot on Seahawks wide receiver Percy Harvin, which knocked Harvin out of their playoff game (though Harvin later returned). He was flagged on the play for hitting a defenseless receiver.

The wheels of NFL justice may move slowly, but that’s a nice bonus, even for a guy who just signed a two-year, $4.5 million deal to be a backup.

The Saints matched the offer sheet the Falcons submitted for restricted free agent, allowing them to keep the bit player behind Kenny Vaccaro and newcomer Jairus Byrd.