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Pollard confirms $10,000 fine

Pollard confirms $10,000 fine

Bernard Pollard confirmed The Sun’s report on Friday that the NFL had fined the strong safety $10,000 for a hit on Jacksonville Jaguars running back Deji Karim in the third quarter of the Ravens’ 12-7 loss a week ago.

Although it was not a helmet-to-helmet hit, an NFL spokesman said that Pollard was fined specifically for striking a defenseless player in the head and neck area on a pass play.

Pollard, who was already irritated at an official’s ruling that he had taunted Arizona Cardinals tight end Jeff King after pushing him out of bounds Sunday, didn’t require much prompting to sound off on the fine.

“That’s another thing they’ve got to fix,” Pollard said. “You might as...