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NFL fines Peyton Manning $8,258 for taunting, report says

NFL fines Peyton Manning $8,258 for taunting, report says
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning throws as Houston Texans linebacker Quentin Groves defends on Aug. 23. (Jack Dempsey / Associated Press)

The NFL has fined Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning $8,258 for taunting during last Saturday's preseason game against the Houston Texans, according to ESPN.

"I accept the fine," Manning told the website. "It's money well spent."

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Manning was flagged for taunting Houston safety D.J. Swearinger after Swearinger's hit on Wes Welker left the Broncos receiver with a concussion.

The incident marked the first time in Manning's career that he had been flagged for taunting.

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