Players fined at least $15,000 by NFL

Updated: March 4, 2012, 7:16 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Players fined at least $15,000 by the NFL this season for flagrant hits in 2011:

Week 1

Giants S Antrel Rolle, $20,000, spearing opponent

Ravens LB Brendon Ayanbadejo, $15,000, horse-collar tackle

Steelers S Troy Polamalu, $15,000, horse-collar tackle

Steelers CB Ike Taylor, $15,000, head-butting

Week 2

Falcons CB Dunta Robinson, $40,000, leading with helmet (repeat offender)

Chargers DL Antonio Garay, $15,000, hitting quarterback below the knees

Chargers S Eric Weddle, $15,000, helmet-to-helmet contact

Patriots DE Andre Carter, $15,000, hitting quarterback in the chest with his helmet

Eagles DT Cullen Jenkins, $15,000 for a helmet-to-helmet hit

Week 3

Ravens DT Haloti Ngata, $15,000, lowering helmet into the back of quarterback

Redskins LB Rob Jackson, $15,000, driving quarterback to the ground

Redskins LB Perry Riley, $15,000, striking defenseless player fielding a punt

Week 4

None

Week 5

Redskins LB Brian Orakpo, $15,000, helmet-to-helmet hit on quarterback

49ers LB Aldon Smith, $15,000, striking quarterback below the knees

Vikings DT Kevin Williams, $15,000, hitting quarterback in the head/neck area

Week 6

Seahawks DE Red Bryant, $15,000, head-butting opponent

Dolphins S Yeremiah Bell, $15,000, roughing the passer with hit to head/neck area

Chiefs LB Tambi Hali, $15,000, striking quarterback below the knees

Week 7

Steelers S Ryan Clark, $15,000, unnecessary roughness, late and out-of-bounds hit

Giants S Antrell Rolle, $15,000, horse-collar tackle

49ers DE Justin Smith, $15,000, striking quarterback in head/neck area

Rams LB Bryan Kehl, $15,000, unnecessary roughness against punt returner

Week 8

Steelers S Ryan Clark, $40,000, unnecessary roughness (repeat offender)

Ravens LB Ray Lewis, $20,000, unnecessary roughness

Broncos LB Von Miller, $15,000, roughing the passer, helmet to chest area

Week 9

Seahawks S Kam Chancellor, $20,000, unnecessary roughness, helmet-to-helmet hit (repeat offender)

Lions DT Nick Fairley, $15,000, driving quarterback into the ground

Week 10

Dolphins S Tyrone Culver, $20,000, striking a defenseless player in head/neck area.

Week 11

Seahawks S Kam Chancellor, $40,000, unnecessary roughness (repeat offender)

Broncos LB Von Miller, $25,000, roughing the passer (repeat offender)

Week 12

Falcons WR Kerry Meier, $20,000, blindside block to head area

Redskins DE Stephen Bowen, $15,000, roughing the passer, helmet hit

Seahawks LB K.J. Wright, $15,000, roughing the passer, hit to head/neck area

Week 13

Raiders DL Richard Seymour, $30,000, punching opponent (repeat offender)

Patriots LB Jerod Mayo, $25,000, striking quarterback in head/neck area

Packers CB Charles Woodson, $15,000, hitting quarterback in the head with his forearm

Week 14

Saints S Roman Harper, $22,500 for two infractions. ($15,000 for roughing the passer, helmet-to-helmet hit; $7,500 for unnecessary roughness, tackling opponent by helmet)

49ers LB Larry Grant, $15,000, roughing the passer

Patriots DE Andre Carter, $15,000, roughing the passer

Chiefs LB Jovan Belcher, $15,000, roughing the passer

Week 15

Bengals LB Dan Skuta, $20,000, blindside block

Raiders DB Jerome Boyd, $20,000, blindside block

Bengals S Chris Crocker, $15,000, roughing the passer

Lions DE Cliff Avril, $15,000, horse-collar tackle

Lions LB Stephen Tulloch, $15,000, horse-collar tackle

Week 16

Cardinals DT Darnell Dockett, $30,000, hitting quarterback below the knees, horse-collar tackle

Redskins S Reed Doughty, $15,000, roughing the passer, striking quarterback in head/neck area

Texans DE J.J. Watt, $15,000, hitting quarterback below the knees

Falcons LB Curtis Lofton, $15,000, striking defenseless player in head/neck area

Week 17

Packers LB Erik Walden, $15,000, roughing the passer, striking quarterback in head/neck area

Note: Lions DT Ndamukong Suh was suspended two games without pay for stepping on the right arm of Packers OL Evan Dietrich-Smith. Steelers LB James Harrison was suspended one game without pay for his helmet-to-facemask hit on Browns QB Colt McCoy.


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