Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo said he was fined $5,000 for his slide "tackle" against the Vikings on Oct. 21.
Romo turned into a tackler when the Vikings were in the process of returning a turnover deep into Cowboys territory. Romo then wised up when he saw a pair of oncoming Vikings defenders, and thought better of trying to challenge them. So he slid toward their legs. That's an NFL no-no. So he was fined.
"I learned my lesson," he said.
- Mac Engel