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Cardinals' Wilson fined for hit that knocked out Bills' Edwards

Updated: October 10, 2008, 4:50 PM ET
By Mike Sando | ESPN.com

The NFL has levied a $25,000 fine against Arizona Cardinals safety Adrian Wilson for the hit that left Buffalo Bills quarterback Trent Edwards with a concussion in Week 5.

According to the league, the hit on Edwards violated the rule stating that "a defensive player must not unnecessarily or violently throw him down and land on top of him with all or most of the defender's weight." The rule compels defensive players to "strive to wrap up or cradle the passer with the defensive player's ...

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