Texans' Brown will appeal fine for punch he says he didn't throw

Tackle was hit with $7,500 fine for alleged punch of Clint Session. Terry McCormick

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Houston Texans tackle Duane Brown maintains that he did not punch Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Clint Session in Sunday's 24-14 victory, even though video showed what appeared to be a punch as Brown was tackling Session at the end of a play where Session sacked Texans QB Matt Schaub forcing a fumble.

The NFL apparently agreed with the video and hit Brown with a $7,500 fine, one his agent told Fox 26 that he will appeal.

"We are following NFL protocol and we appealed the fine," said Andrew Ross, who represents Brown.

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