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Johnson Avoids Fine By League

The NFL won’t fine Texans defensive tackle Travis Johnson (99) for taunting Miami QB Trent Green on Sunday.Houston Texans defensive tackle Travis Johnson can probably breathe a sigh of relief; according to John Mcclain of the Houston Chronicle, National Football League director of football operations Gene Washington has determined that Johnson will not be fined for taunting Miami Dolphins quarterback Trent Green.

The incident started when Green, in an effort to block Johnson on a reverse by Dolphins wide receiver Ted Ginn, Jr., blocked him low. Johnson’s knee knocked Green out cold and Johnson flipped and came down on his head. As a result, Johnson was penalized for taunting when he screamed at Green while the QB was on the ground. According to Greg Aiello, the league’s senior vice president of public relations, he said on Tuesday, “Washington determined that Johnson’s taunting penalty did not warrant a fine. The player was upset about what he thought was an illegal block. Gene did not believe he deserved to be fined.” Johnson has a bruised knee and sore neck but is expected to play for the Texans Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

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2 Responses to “Johnson Avoids Fine By League”

  1. Jesse says:

    Good article, great news for Travis. But he better watch his taunts!!! haha

  2. JAcob says:



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