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DeAngelo Hall Fined $30,000 For Outburst In Pittsburgh Game
(Originally posted 11/14/12, 9:02 p.m.; Updated 11/14/12, 9:08 p.m.)
ASHBURN – DeAngelo Hall was fined $30,000 for his outburst toward an official late in the Washington Redskins’ loss at Pittsburgh on Oct. 28, according to a person familiar with the league’s investigation.
That person did not want to be identified Wednesday night because the league had not yet officially announced the fine, which it typically does each Friday.
Hall avoided being suspended by the NFL after the flare-up, which led to Hall’s ejection with 3:43 remaining. Hall objected to a physical block by Steelers receiver Emmanuel Sanders, who wrestled him to the ground on a running play.
The cornerback argued with head linesman Dana McKenzie, then continued his argument with side judge Don Carlsen before being ejected.
The delay in issuing a reprimand, which usually happens the week after the game, came because the league has also been investigating McKenzie’s role in the argument. According to The Washington Post, that inquiry is ongoing.
CBS Sports first reported news of the fine Wednesday night.