|Vikings say rookie Smith won't be punished more|
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|Monday, 08 October 2012 10:35|
Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said Monday the team was told by the NFL that Smith won't be fined or suspended. The rookie was pulled away from a tussle with some Titans players by back judge Steve Freeman in the second quarter, when he pushed Freeman aside.
Smith apologized after the game for what he called an ``unacceptable'' action and for even trying to return to the scrum in the first place. The Vikings won 30-7.
NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said Smith's disqualification from the majority of the game was a ``significant penalty.''