Thursday, December 24, 2009
Washington DT Haynesworth fined US$10,000; Giants RB Jacobs hit for $7,500
NEW YORK — Washington Redskins defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth has been fined US$10,000 by the NFL and New York Giants running back Brandon Jacobs has been hit for $7,500.
The players were fined Thursday for an altercation late in New York's 45-12 victory at Washington. Haynesworth struck Jacobs after a play ended and Jacobs struck back.
Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall also was involved, but was not fined.
The league also fined Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams $5,000 for a tackle at the knees on Carolina Panthers quarterback Matt Moore.