Giardi: Bill O'Brien to stay at Penn State

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Giardi: Bill O'Brien to stay at Penn State

Coach Bill O'Brien will be staying with Penn State University, according to CSNNE's Mike Giardi.
O'Brien informed PSU that he would be staying after interviewing with both the Cleveland Browns and the Philadelphia Eagles, Giardi tweeted Thursday.
O'Brien took over last year as coach after Penn State fired Joe Paterno amid a child sex abuse scandal.
"I'm not a one-and-done guy," O'Brien told David Jones of pennlive.com. "I made a commitment to these players at Penn State and that's what I am going to do. 
"I'm a man of my word. I am what I am. Maybe I get fired in six years. But I'm not gonna cut and run after one year, that's for sure."
Giardi also tweeted that the Eagles were reportedly disappointed that O'Brien decided to stay.
"He was way up near the top of the ladder of candidates."

Clowney fined for hit on Brady; Rowe fined for unsportsmanlike penalty

Clowney fined for hit on Brady; Rowe fined for unsportsmanlike penalty

When Tom Brady complained to officials during the third quarter of last week's Divisional Round game against the Texans, he was wondering why Jadeveon Clowney wasn't penalized for a late hit. 

Not only did Brady get the call a little later in the game when Clowney hit him again in the fourth, but Clowney has now been fined for that hit. Per Pro Football Talk, Clowney was docked $18,231 for roughing the passer. 

Brady defended his on-the-field tantrum in the third quarter after Clowney's hit, insisting it may have helped lead to the Patriots being given extra yardage in the fourth. 

"Yeah, I would love to try to make sure the officials are paying close attention," Brady told WEEI's Kirk and Callahan show. "If we can get one of those 15-yard penalties, those are important."

Patriots corner Eric Rowe was also fined for his actions during the Divisional Round. He was hit with a $12,154 penalty after picking up an unsportsmanlike penalty for pulling a Texans player off of a scrum in the first quarter

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