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Detroit Lions Tahir Whitehead fined for hit on Cowboys' Beasley

Detroit Lions linebacker Tahir Whitehead has been fined $22,050 for hitting Cowboys wide receiver Cole Beasley in the head in Sunday’s wild-card game according to USA Today’s Tom Pelissero.

The Lions’ linebacker expected the fine which accounted for his whole paycheck for the game. (In the first round in the playoffs each player makes $22,000.)

It was a tough situation for the 6-foot-4 Whitehead against Beasley who is 
Cowboys’ Dez Bryant was fined $8,268 for taunting, a penalty he was flagged for during the third quarter.

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