Michael Oher fined for throwing punch
NEW YORK -- Ahmad Bradshaw's chop block in the end zone cost the Giants a safety in their 29-10 loss to the Titans last Sunday. Now that penalty has cost Bradshaw a $2,500 fine.
Bradshaw's fine was one of six imposed by the NFL on Friday from the Titans-Giants game.
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The NFL also levied fines of $5,000 each against New York linemen David Diehl, Kareem McKenzie and Adam Koets. Diehl and McKenzie were penalized for unnecessary roughness, and Koets was fined for a major facemask.
Two Titans players were also fined $5,000 each: cornerback Cortland Finnegan, who threw Giants wide receiver Steve Smith to the ground by his helmet, and Jason Babin, who was fined for a late hit with the crown of his helmet.
Edwards was fined $5,000 for hitting Detroit quarterback Shaun Hill in the head area, and another $5,000 for unnecessary roughness when he shoved a Lions player.
The Lions fined safety Louis Delmas $5,000 for unsportsmanlike conduct during the game.
The team's announcement Friday did not give a reason for the fine. The Lions next play Sunday at Green Bay.
Minnesota beat Detroit 24-10 in a contentious game.
Buffalo's Johnson was fined for an inappropriate gesture -- pretending to shoot a shotgun -- after a touchdown in the Bills' 38-30 loss to New England. Smith struck San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman Anthony Davis in the groin area during a running play in the Chiefs' 31-10 victory.
Oher punched Browns defensive end Robaire Smith after Smith shoved Baltimore tight end Todd Heap following a whistle that had stopped play for a false start. Oher said he was defending his teammate and will not appeal the fine.
Zbikowski tackled Browns running back Peyton Hillis out of bounds at the end of a 48-yard run. The play drew a penalty for unnecessary roughness.
Others fined by the league included: Green Bay's Clay Matthews, $5,000 for grabbing Chicago quarterback Jay Cutler by the facemask, and the Packers' Frank Zombo, who was fined $7,500 for hitting Cutler in the head and neck area; Seattle's Earl Thomas, $7,500 for taunting after an interception; and Minnesota's Ryan Cook, $5,000 for an illegal clip.
Information from The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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