Vikings safety Sharper fined $15K for bumping referee
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Minnesota Vikings free safety Darren Sharper was fined $15,000 on Friday for bumping into an official during last week's loss at Miami.
A league spokesman said the fine was for "impermissable physical contact with a game official. Specifically while pursuing a pass play, he ran directly toward the game official and shoved him to the ground."
The play happened during the third quarter of Sunday's 24-20 loss to the Dolphins.
Sharper was surprised ...
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