Jenkins' late hit earns him $7,500 fine

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Panthers defensive tackle Kris Jenkins
was fined $7,500 by the NFL on Friday for a late hit on
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning.

Jenkins was called for a 15-yard roughing the passer penalty on
Sunday for picking up Manning and driving his right shoulder into
the turf after the quarterback had thrown a pass late in the third

Manning called a timeout after the play and came to the sideline
for smelling salts. He returned on the next play in the Colts' 31-7