NFL hands out fines
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has confirmed a $25,000 fine assessed to Cincinnati linebacker Vontaze Burfict. He was sanctioned for twisting an opponent’s leg twice after the play was over in Sunday’s tie against Carolina. Panthers quarterback Cam Newton and tight-end Greg Olsen were the victims.
Chicago safety Ryan Mundy has been fined $22,050 for striking a defenseless player in the head and neck area in the win at Atlanta. He hit Falcons receiver Roddy White.