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Broncos' Peyton Manning Fined For Taunting; QB Retaliates After Wes Welker’s Injury

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By Lou Imperial | August 29, 2014 10:32 AM EST

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has been slapped with a $8,258 fine by the NFL for taunting in Saturday's preseason match against the Houston Texans, ESPN reported on Thursday morning.

Manning accepted the penalty given to him by the league after Houston safety D.J. Swearinger after hooking up with Emmanuel Sanders for a 29-yard TD score in the second quarter of the match.

"I accept the fine. It's money well spent," Manning said via ESPN. Manning will try to guide the Denver Broncos back to the Super Bowl after falling short against the Seattle Seahawks in last year's championship match.

It appears Manning's taunting was triggered by Swearinger after the safety's ferocious blow to wide receiver Wes Welker, who suffered a concussion in the match.

Record stated that it was the first time Manning was called for an unsportsmanlike conduct in his career. However, for the future Hall of Famer, the fine for taunting was all worth it.

"Fifteen yards with five seconds left in the half doesn't hurt you that much," Manning said. "I think if you're going to get one that's a good time to get one."

Meanwhile, Welker already underwent tests to determine the severity of concussion, and medical findings indicated that he's not seriously injured. Then again, Welker is expected to be sidelined in conformity of the NFL's concussion protocol.

Welker, who was sidelined for the third time since the concussion protocol was implemented in November of 2013, covered 778 yards on 73 receptions with 10 touchdown passes.

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