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Goodell looks at Tuck hit on Bollinger, says fine was too harsh

Updated: November 8, 2008, 3:14 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

The NFL has rescinded a $7,500 fine levied against Giants defensive end Justin Tuck for a hit on Cowboys quarterback Brooks Bollinger on Sunday.

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell saw the play for the first time Friday, the Newark Star-Ledger reported. Goodell told Ray Anderson, the NFL's executive vice president of football operations, that the fine was too high. Tuck had planned to appeal.

"Not every penalty deserves a fine, and this is one of them," NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said.

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