Why wasn't David DeCastro fined?

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by JCBRAVE, Sep 11, 2013.

  1. JCBRAVE

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    As all Titan and Steelers fans know, David DeCastro ended teammate Maurkice Pouncey's season Sunday afternoon when he inadvertently took out Pouncey's right knee trying to block a Titans defender. But what you may not know is DeCastro used an illegal chop block to do it.

    The NFL claims theyre trying to make the league a safer place by banning this move which cost Lions DT Ndamukong Suh $100k.

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    Obviously Suh's reputation is what cost him so much, but Suh is a defender not an offensive lineman, he doesn't know how to properly block. $100k for making a bad block is a bit excessive, but Suh will apeal and likely have it reduced.

    Back to David DeCastro. DeCastro's aiming point was obviously not fellow lineman Pouncey, but instead Titans DT Sammie Hill.
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    If Suh gets fined and DeCastro doesn't, it means either the league doesn't watch all 32 teams play, or they have it out for Suh. Either way, I want DeCastro fined!
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  2. Na$hville

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    Probably because it was on his own teammate.
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  3. Fry

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    Said the same thing in the game thread. He was attempting an illegal high/low block. Not Sammie Hill's fault that he totally missed.
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    DeCastro was really hoping Hills momentum would carry him forwards another 2 feet, but nope.

    This guy needs to be fined because unlike Suh, he knew what he was doing.
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  5. titan_fan_4ever

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    random question, back when david was drafted, wasn't he pretty high on our boards, like one of the guys we were discussing as a potential pick?
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  6. JCBRAVE

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    yup
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  7. titan_fan_4ever

    titan_fan_4ever Titans Rule

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    look at that.. and they say pot makes ur brain rot... 1 Point to smokers... lol
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  8. JCBRAVE

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    Because you remembered Titan fans wanting a player from 2 years ago? LOL
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  9. titan_fan_4ever

    titan_fan_4ever Titans Rule

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    hey man, don't discount my accomplishments....
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  10. titan_fan_4ever

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    holy crap i was in college two years ago.... man that feels like a lifetime ago. im not that big of a smoker anymore, it was meant more of a joke than anything
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