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WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Matthews fined by NFL

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GREEN BAY - Green Bay Packers’ linebacker Clay Matthews has been fined $15,000 for a late hit on 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, in last week’s 34-28 loss.

The hit occurred with over nine minutes to go in the first half, leading to a botched third down call by the referees. Matthews says he is not worried about the fine and is focused on Sunday’s game against the Washington Redskins, saying “I’m an awesome player, not a dirty player.”

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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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