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Chris Cook has appealed $26K fine from NFL for contacting an official

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Chris Cook likely isn’t done paying for his minor temper tantrum Sunday against the Bears.

The cornerback missed more than half the game for contacting an official after getting beat for a touchdown pass. Now, he’s been fined $26,000 by the NFL, according to Cook. Other outlets are reporting that the fine is $26,250. Cook said his agent has already appealed the fine.

The incident came at a bad time for Cook, who has had a bad year in the last year of his contract. He’ll be an unrestricted free agent at season’s end, and he hasn’t acquitted himself well…

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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