Smith fined for horse-collar tackle

Vikings safety Harrison Smith was fined $15,750 for an illegal tackle last week against the Redskins. Smith, who was kicked out of a game against the Titans for shoving a referee, was tagged this time for a horse-collar tackle on Robert Griffin III.
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