Richard Sherman fined by the NFL for his choking gesture
The NFL has fined Richard Sherman $7,875 for making a choking gesture toward San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick near the end of the NFC Championship game, according to the Sacramento Bee's Matt Barrows.
Sherman made the gesture after making a game saving deflection that resulted in an interception on a Kaepernick pass intended for Michael Crabtree in the endzone. After the play, Sherman and Crabtree became involved in a small scuffle followed by Sherman grabbing his throat with both hands and looking toward Kaepernick.
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