Recap of Friday's NFL fines

PFW staff
Recap of Friday's NFL fines

The NFL fined the following players on Friday for actions taken in Week Nine games, according to various media outlets. 

  • Titans S Michael Griffin was fined $20,000 for a horse-collar tackle of Bears RB Matt Forte.
  • Titans QB Matt Hasselbeck was fined $15,750 on Wednesday for a horse-collar tackle on Bears CB Kelvin Hayden, who was returning a fumble. Hasselbeck told reporters he is appealing the fine.
  • Panthers S Haruki Nakamura was fined $21,000 for striking a defenseless player for his hit on Redskins WR Josh Morgan.
  • Panthers DE Greg Hardy was fined $15,750 for roughing the passer for his hit on Redskins QB Robert Griffin III.
  • Packers TE Ryan Taylor was fined $21,000 for an illegal blind-side block on Cardinals S Rashad Johnson.
  • Ravens LB Dannell Ellerbe was fined $10,000 for striking a defenseless player in the head and neck area for his hit on Browns RB Trent Richardson.
  • Raiders S Tyvon Branch was fined $15,750 for unnecessary roughness for a horse-collar tackle.
  • Eagles QB Michael Vick was fined $7,875 for a low block on Saints S Roman Harper.
  • Colts CB Cassius Vaughn was fined $7,875 for a late hit on Dolphins RB Reggie Bush.