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Frampton fined $15,000

Vikings special teams ace Eric Frampton has been fined $15,000 for an illegal horse-collar tackle he made during Minnesota's season-opening loss to the Chargers. The backup safety is considered by many to be the Vikings' best special teams player.
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Vikings special teams ace Eric Frampton has been fined $15,000 for an illegal horse-collar tackle he made during Minnesota's season-opening loss to the Chargers. The backup safety is considered by many to be the Vikings' best special teams player.

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