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    Steelers linebacker Farrior fined for obscene gesture

    Steelers linebacker Farrior fined for obscene gesture
    By Scott Brown
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    Thursday, September 18, 2008
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    Steelers linebacker James Farrior has been fined $7,500 by the NFL for making an obscene finger gesture at Browns fans last Sunday.

    Farrior made the gesture in the third quarter in of the Steelers' 10-6 win over Cleveland.

    "I thought it was going to be more," Farrior said, "so I can't even complain."

    Scott Brown can be reached at [email="sbrown@tribweb.com"]sbrown@tribweb.com[/email] or 412-481-5432.

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    Re: Steelers linebacker Farrior fined for obscene gesture

    Quote Originally Posted by fordfixer
    Steelers linebacker Farrior fined for obscene gesture
    By Scott Brown
    TRIBUNE-REVIEW
    Thursday, September 18, 2008
    [url="http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/steelers/s_588932.html"]http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsbu ... 88932.html[/url]


    Steelers linebacker James Farrior has been fined $7,500 by the NFL for making an obscene finger gesture at Browns fans last Sunday.

    Farrior made the gesture in the third quarter in of the Steelers' 10-6 win over Cleveland.

    "I thought it was going to be more," Farrior said, "so I can't even complain."

    Scott Brown can be reached at [email="sbrown@tribweb.com"]sbrown@tribweb.com[/email] or 412-481-5432.
    The fine should have been $15,000 but Goodell figured, ehhhh, its just the Browns.


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    Re: Steelers linebacker Farrior fined for obscene gesture



    When I said "I hope they fine his a.ss," this wasn't whom I was referring to.

    Can we at least remove that word from the censors?

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    Re: Steelers linebacker Farrior fined for obscene gesture

    Quote Originally Posted by SteelTorch


    When I said "I hope they fine his a.ss," this wasn't whom I was referring to.

    Can we at least remove that word from the censors?

    As long as D!ck stays on there. Can't get enough of our defensive coordinators new nick name. Yes, I regularly refer to him as Bad Word Lebeau now thanks to this board.
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    Re: Steelers linebacker Farrior fined for obscene gesture

    Quote Originally Posted by Iron Shiek
    Quote Originally Posted by SteelTorch


    When I said "I hope they fine his a.ss," this wasn't whom I was referring to.

    Can we at least remove that word from the censors?

    As long as D!ck stays on there. Can't get enough of our defensive coordinators new nick name. Yes, I regularly refer to him as Bad Word Lebeau now thanks to this board.
    Yup, the combination of FWP on offense and BWL's defense will be hard to stop.


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