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Redskins CB Biggers fined $21,000 by NFL

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Washington Redskins cornerback E.J. Biggers has been fined $21,000 by the NFL for unnecessary roughness in a loss to Philadelphia.

Biggers made a helmet-on-helmet hit on Eagles receiver DeSean Jackson, and was punished for it on Friday by the league.

Bears cornerback Zack Bowman was fined $15,750 for a horse-collar tackle on Ravens receiver Torrey Smith.

Also fined $15,750 was Patriots tackle Marcus Cannon for his leg whip on Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson, who sustained a knee injury on the play.

Titans linebacker Akeem Ayers was fined $7,875 for unnecessary roughness for a hit on Colts QB Andrew Luck.

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