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Jooser
08-27-2010, 07:46 PM
Ike "hands of stone" Taylor and Hakeem Nicks were both fined for their brawl last weekend....

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Hakeem Nicks, Ike Taylor fined $10,000 for fighting

Posted by Michael David Smith on August 27, 2010 3:57 PM ET

Giants receiver Hakeem Nicks and Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor got in a fight during Saturday's preseason game, and now they're getting fined.

Mike Garafolo of the Star-Ledger reports that Nicks and Taylor were each fined $10,000.

Both players were ejected from the game and expressed contrition for the incident.

Nicks said he was blocking Taylor and, "the next thing I knew, he was throwing punches, so I tried to defend myself. I'm disappointed because I let my coaches and teammates down. These preseason games are important because we've got to get our work in as a offense."

Said Taylor, "I lost my cool. . . . It won't happen again."

RuthlessBurgher
08-27-2010, 08:26 PM
Punching helmets can be dangerous. You can break your hands. Unless those hands are made of stone. Ike, you're safe, buddy. :mrgreen:

Jooser
08-27-2010, 08:33 PM
Yep, Nicks picked a fight with the wrong person, LOL.