Bills' Reese fined $25,000 for knocking over official
Reese plans to appeal the fine, saying Thursday he was trying move the official out of the way to make a play.
"I was coming up for run support and putting my hands on his lower back, trying to guide him out of the way, because he never moved," Reese said. "It was a play I really couldn't avoid. ... I barely touched him and he fell over."
He wasn't penalized on the play.
The NFL said Reese made "impermissible physical contact with a game official."
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