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NFL suspends Walden after helmet head-butt

NFL suspends Walden after helmet head-butt

SUSPENSION: Indianapolis Colts outside linebacker Erik Walden (93) plays against the Tennessee Titans in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game Thursday in Nashville, Tenn. The Colts won 30-27. Photo: Associated Press/Joe Howell

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has handed down one-game suspensions to Colts linebacker Erik Walden and Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson.

Walden pulled off the helmet of Titans tight end Delanie Walker, then slammed his own helmet into Walker’s head during Indianapolis’ game against Tennessee on Thursday.

Goldson was penalized for unnecessary roughness for his hit on a defenseless receiver on Sunday, his third such violation.

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