Titans lineman Brown fined $10K

Updated: October 9, 2009, 5:16 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Six defensive players have been fined by the NFL, including four for hits on quarterbacks.

Tennessee defensive lineman Tony Brown drew the biggest fine Friday, $10,000 for roughing the passer. He made helmet-to-helmet contact with Jaguars quarterback David Garrard.

Fined $7,500 for the same offense was Dallas defensive tackle Jay Ratliff for hitting Denver's Kyle Orton.

The Patriots' Mike Wright was fined $5,000 for hitting Ravens QB Joe Flacco in the head. In the same game, Baltimore DT Haloti Ngata was fined $5,000 for the same offense on Tom Brady.

Also fined $7,500 were Bears DE Adewale Ogunleye, $7,500 for a horse-collar tackle against Detroit , and Lions cornerback Anthony Henry for the same violation in that game.


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