National Football League roundup
(The Sports Xchange) - Dallas Cowboys backup running back Joseph Randle faces a steep fine for shoplifting Gucci cologne and underwear from a Dillard's store in Frisco, Texas, on Monday.
Coach Jason Garrett said Randle will play Sunday against the New York Giants. His fine amount will be $29,117, the equivalent to one week's pay.
Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict has been fined $25,000 for intentionally twisting the ankles of two Carolina Panthers players, according to multiple reports Wednesday.
Burfict was fined for twisting the ankles of Panthers quarterback Cam Newton and tight end Greg Olsen as they lay on the ground after touchdowns during Sunday's game.
The Bengals signed linebacker Nico Johnson to the roster Wednesday from the Kansas City Chiefs' practice squad.
The 6-foot-2, 249-pound Johnson is a second-year NFL player. He was a fourth-round draft choice by Kansas City in 2013 out of Alabama and was on the roster all season, playing in seven games with one start and seven tackles.
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