Titans' Vanden Bosch fined $5K for hit

Updated: October 16, 2009, 12:16 AM ET
Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The NFL has fined Tennessee defensive end Kyle Vanden Bosch $5,000 for his hit on Indianapolis quarterback Peyton Manning.

Vanden Bosch said Thursday he knows what the rule is on not hitting quarterbacks around the knees. But Vanden Bosch had been blocked and was going down as he grabbed Manning's legs in Sunday night's 31-9 loss to the Colts.

Coach Jeff Fisher, co-chairman of the competition committee, said earlier this week that the rule states roughing the passer should not be called if a player is blocked into a quarterback.


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