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Vikings' Robison fined $20K for groin kick

Vikings defensive end Brian Robison will have to pay for his caught-on-camera kick to the groin to Green Bay's T.J. Lang Sunday. KFAN reports the NFL fined Robison $20,000. Robison said the kick wasn't aimed at Lang's privates, and Lang has accepted his apology.
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Vikings defensive end Brian Robison will have to pay for his caught-on-camera kick to the groin to Green Bay's T.J. Lang Sunday. KFAN reports the NFL fined Robison $20,000. Robison said the kick wasn't aimed at Lang's privates, and Lang has accepted his apology.

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