Bears' Ogunleye fined for horse-collar tackle

  • Adewale Ogunleye

      Adewale Ogunleye Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

Published10/9/2009 3:56 PM

NEW YORK -- Six defensive players have been fined by the NFL, including four for hits on quarterbacks.

Bears DE Adewale Ogunleye was fined $7,500 for a horse-collar tackle against Detroit, and Lions cornerback Anthony Henry for the same violation in that game.


Tennessee defensive lineman Tony Brown drew the biggest fine Friday, $10,000 for roughing the passer. He made helmet-to-helmet contact with Jaguars quarterback David Garrard.

Fined $7,500 for the same offense was Dallas defensive tackle Jay Ratliff for hitting Denver's Kyle Orton.

The Patriots' Mike Wright was fined $5,000 for hitting Ravens QB Joe Flacco in the head. In the same game, Baltimore DT Haloti Ngata was fined $5,000 for the same offense on Tom Brady.


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