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McCree's 'horse-collar' tackle on Vikes' Peterson draws $10K fine

Updated: November 9, 2007, 5:12 PM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

San Diego free safety Marlon McCree has been fined $10,000 by league officials for a "horse collar" tackle of Minnesota rookie tailback Adrian Peterson in last Sunday's 35-17 loss to the Vikings.

It marks the second fine of the season for McCree, a seven-year veteran who has never been noted in the past for his overaggressive play. He was earlier fined $7,500 for a shot to the head of Green Bay Packers wide receiver Donald Driver in a Sept. 23 game.

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