CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 25: Alex Smith #11 congratulates Kendall Hunter #32 of the San Francisco 49ers on scoring a touchdown during their game against the Cincinnati Bengals on September 25, 2011 at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio. The 49ers defeated the Bengals 13-8. (Photo by John Grieshop/Getty Images)

NFL Week 5: Niners Crush Bucs, Tim Tebow Nearly Brings Broncos Back, Pats Down Jets

Philly fell again, Adrian Peterson ran wild and the San Francisco 49ers blew out the Bucs. Did you miss the big play? Check out our Week 5 NFL Highlights StoryStream.

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NFL Scores, Week 5: Adrian Peterson Leads Vikings To 34-10 Win Over Cardinals

Adrian Peterson ran over, around, and through the Cardinals, helping Minnesota score its first victory of the 2011 NFL season.

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NFL Scores, Week 5: Steelers Trounce Titans, 38-17, As Ben Roethlisberger Has Field Day

Ben Roethlisberger's five touchdown passes propelled the Steelers to an easy win over the Titans.

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Bucs Fined $250,000 For Contact With Players During Lockout, According To Report

We already knew the NFL fined Bucs head coach Raheem Morris $100,000 for reaching out to a couple of his players during the lockout, but we never found out how much the league fined his team. Well, until today. ESPN’s Adam Schefter revealed the fine on the air and on Twitter:

NFL wound up fining the Buccaneers a whopping $250,000 for allegedly having contact with their players during the lockout.
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Morris didn’t try very hard to hide his contact — he admitted during a radio interview that he called cornerback Aqib Talib following his arrest and tight end Kellen Winslow following the birth of his child.

Morris’ phone calls may have been brief, but they were explicitly prohibited by the NFL, which instituted a zero-tolerance policy prohibiting contact between team employees and players. After Morris made the comments, the NFL reviewed his phone records to confirm the calls before issuing the fine.

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PHOTO: Raiders Honor Al Davis With Helmet Decal

Via the Oakland Raiders' official Twitter, the team is honoring the memory of late owner Al Davis Sunday with an "Al" sticker surrounded by the iconic Raiders shield. Davis died Saturday at 82 and the cause of his death is unknown, but his legacy will surely live on with the Raiders, a team he was a part of since 1963 as coach, general manager and owner.

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