Falcons' Biermann fined for illegal hit

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Alex Marvez

Alex Marvez is a Senior NFL Writer for He has covered the NFL for the past 18 seasons as a beat writer and is the former president of the Pro Football Writers of America. He also is a frequent host on Sirius XM NFL Radio.


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The Atlanta Falcons defensive end was fined $15,000 by the NFL for an illegal hit on Seattle quarterback Charlie Whitehurst, has learned.

Biermann was penalized for roughing the passer last Sunday during the fourth quarter of Atlanta’s 34-18 road victory over Seattle.

A three-year NFL veteran, Biermann has 32 tackles and three sacks in his first season as a full-time starter.

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