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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota Vikings strong safety Harrison Smith won't be punished further for his shove of an official that drew a 15-yard penalty and automatic ejection from Sunday's game against Tennessee.

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Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said Monday the team was told by the NFL that Smith won't be fined or suspended. The rookie was pulled away from a tussle with some Titans players by back judge Steve Freeman in the second quarter, when he pushed Freeman aside.

Smith apologized after the game for what he called an ``unacceptable'' action and for even trying to return to the scrum in the first place. The Vikings won 30-7.

NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said Smith's disqualification from the majority of the game was a ``significant penalty.''

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