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Sept 11 (The Sports Xchange) - Ndamukong Suh will appeal the $100,000 fine levied against him by the NFL for unnecessary roughness on his blindside hit to the knees of Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan on Sunday, according to multiple reports.

The Detroit Lions defensive lineman received the largest fine without a suspension ever given for an on-field violation.

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Cleveland Browns rookie outside linebacker Barkevious Mingo was cleared for contact and was on the practice field with the team.

Mingo had been doing only light running since he suffered a bruised lung against the Detroit Lions in the second preseason game.

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Suspended Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller continues to run into trouble off the field.

The latest incident involves a citation for driving without a license and speeding near his home last week, Arapahoe County Sheriff Grayson Robinson told CBS4 in Denver on Tuesday night.

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As a Texas native, playing the Dallas Cowboys has special meaning for Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles. And despite battling a quad injury that forced him to leave Sunday's 28-2 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars, Charles plans to be ready for Sunday's games.

"I'm excited. I don't want to miss this game for the world because everybody from Texas will be watching this game," Charles told the Dallas Morning News.

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The addition of running back Brandon Jacobs to the New York Giants' roster begs the question: Is David Wilson headed to the bench after losing two fumbles in the season opener?

While coach Tom Coughlin wouldn't confirm what the plan was for Wilson on Sunday, he reiterated that the team needs the young man in the lineup.

"As I've said many times, we need him. He's necessary. He's going to have to overcome this issue," Coughlin said.

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San Francisco 49ers signed wide receiver Kassim Osgood to a one-year contract and placed linebacker Nick Moody on injured reserve-designated for return.

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Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is on Twitter again, this time calling out the team's pass protection and saying he demands a better performance.

"Raider/Colts -- we gotta protect #12 better..and that includes more than just's backs, TE's, coaches on blitz pick ups..I DEMAND better," Irsay tweeted.

Then he followed with another tweet: "Dolphin/Colts-Make no mistake about it/The Fish CAN and WILL bring the HEAT...We gotta MAN-UP and confront HEAT with a NASA-like Heat-Shield" (Editing by Frank Pingue)

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