Dolphins' Thomas fined for hit on Jets' Coles

Updated: December 31, 2006, 4:13 PM ET
Associated Press

Zach Thomas

INDIANAPOLIS -- The NFL has fined Miami linebacker Zach Thomas $7,500 for a helmet-to-helmet hit on New York's Laveranues Coles last Monday night.

The hit, which came in the second quarter of New York's 13-10 win, left Coles with a cut on his chin.

Thomas, an 11-year veteran, leads the Dolphins in tackles.

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