Lions LB Levy fined $15,750

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Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy was fined $15,750 for striking Green Bay Packers tight end Ryan Taylor in the head with his shoulder during the Lions' 40-10 win on Nov. 28, according to the NFL Network.
The hit drew a 15-yard unnecessary roughness penalty.
"It's a joke, man," Levy told the Detroit News this week about the penalty. "The NFL's becoming a joke with some of these calls."
In other fines:
--Packers linebacker Clay Matthews was docked $15,750 for unnecessarily striking a defenseless Lions player with his helmet on Nov. 29.
--Atlanta Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon was fined $15,750 for roughing Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel in the Falcons' 34-31 overtime win at Toronto last Sunday.