Dec 15, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (9) throws during the first quarter against the Minnesota Vikings at Mall of America Field at H.H.H. Metrodome. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Nick Foles one of many NFL players fined for week 15


This past week, there were many plays that brought about fines. All varied in price range, going from $7,875 to as high as $15,750. Let’s take a look; according to the Associated Press,

Nick Foles, quarterback of the Philadelphia Eagles, was fined $10,000 for a “illegal peel-back block” on Erin Henderson of the Minnesota Vikings.

Foles went down low at Henderson’s knees, drawing a penalty and negating DeSean Jackson’s 18-yard touchdown in the second quarter.

The $15,750 fine went to Marcus Benard of the Arizona Cardinals, who got a roughing the passer penalty on Ryan Fitzpatrick of the Tennessee Titans.

As for the other fines,

Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington was also docked $5,000 for unsportsmanlike conduct.

Also in that game, Titans defensive end Kamerion Wimbley was fined $10,000 for hitting Arizona quarterback Carson Palmer in the knee area.

Fined $7,875 by the NFL were: Indianapolis’ Gosder Cherilus (for punching Houston’s J.J. Watt), Cincinnati’s Dre Kirkpatrick (facemask), Baltimore’s Matt Elam (hitting a quarterback who slid feet-first) and St. Louis’ Eugene Sims (for a hit on New Orleans’ Darren Sproles).

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