Monday, November 29, 2010

No Suspension coming for Andre Johnson

Good news for Andre Johnson owners with the fantasy football regular season coming to a close. So still count on Johnson to help your team in the coming weeks and to continue it thru the playoffs.



VIA FANHOUSE
UPDATE: Andre Johnson and Cortland Finnegan were each fined $25,000 for the fight, with no suspensions for either player.

Andre Johnson will be fined but not suspended for his Sunday fight with Cortland Finnegan, according to a report. The league has yet to announce any definitive discipline for the two players.

Both players -- who have a history of discord -- were ejected from the game after the fight. It began with a shot to Johnson's face by Finnegan at the line of scrimmage and ended with both helmets being removed and punches thrown. Afterward, Johnson apologized for his participation.

"I really don't have anything to say about Cortland. I would like to apologize to the organization, our owner & my teammates. What happened out there today was not me. I just lost my cool and I wish that I could take back what happened, but I can't."

Finnegan already has numerous fines this year and was warned that another incident could land him a suspension. Meanwhile, Johnson was fined $7,500 last year for grabbing Finnegan's face mask and pulling him down during an encounter.

Obviously, it benefits the Texans greatly to have their best player on the field. It's even more important this week, as the Texans look to stay alive in the AFC playoff race when they face the 7-4 Eagles in Philadelphia Thursday night.

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