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Bill Belichick fined $50,000 for contact with official

FOXBOROUGH — The NFL fined Bill Belichick $50,000 Wednesday for the New England coach’s actions following Sunday night’s 31-30 loss to Baltimore. The league ruled that Belichick had made impermissible physical contact with line judge Esteban Garza.

The ruling was announced following Belichick’s afternoon press conference at Gillette Stadium.

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