Duane Brown Fined $7,500 for Not Punching Clint Session

"It's outrageous, man. Like I said, I was trying to help on the tackle when he got the fumble recovery...I was getting up, pushing off my own leg to get up and one of his teammates came and gave me a little shove, and to catch my balance from falling back on him I put my hand down. And you know, as soon as I got my hand down I hopped up...he even got up, you know, you can see his reaction when he got up, he said nothing to me because there was nothing done, but people are trying to make a story out of it, for whatever reason."

-- Texans offensive tackle Duane Brown regarding his alleged punch on Clint Session (as heard on 1560 The Game)

Much has been made over the last five days about what a "dirty" band of street thugs the Texans have become. The Jacksonville Jaguars departed Reliant Stadium on Sunday afternoon leaving behind a trail of accusations, chief among them that Brown dropped a right fist intentionally into Clint Session's torso after his fumble return in the second quarter.

I'll let you guys be the judge...

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Sean Pendergast is a contributing freelance writer who covers Houston area sports daily in the News section, with periodic columns and features, as well. He also hosts afternoon drive on SportsRadio 610, as well as the post game show for the Houston Texans.
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