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Xavier Rhodes fined $17,363 for horse-collar tackle against Denver

By akrammer@1500espn.com

Cornerback Xavier Rhodes was flagged three times in Sunday’s loss in Denver, and one will cost him off the field.

A league spokesman said on Friday that Rhodes was fined $17,363 for a horse-collar tackle on Broncos receiver Emmanuel Sanders’ 43-yard reception. Trailing Sanders, Rhodes’ swiped at him with his right hand and his left hand landed inside Sanders’ collar for a blatant illegal tackle.

Rhodes was also flagged twice for defensive pass interference. He now has a NFL-high seven penalties by a defensive back through four weeks.

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Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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