Cleveland Browns quarterback Jason Campbell lies near midfield after suffering a concussion in the third quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers in an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013. Pittsburgh won the game 27-11. (AP Photo/David Richard)
NEW YORK (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay has been fined $15,750 by the NFL for his hit last Sunday that gave Browns quarterback Jason Campbell a concussion.
Gay was fined Friday for unnecessary roughness because he unnecessarily delivered a forcible blow to the head and neck area of Campbell.
Also fined Sunday was Saints defensive end Cam Jordan, docked $10,000 for a hit on Falcons QB Matt Ryan.
Lions DT Ndamukong Suh was fined $7,875 for motioning a throat slash in a game with Tampa Bay. Jets DT Kenrick Ellis was fined $7,875 for unnecessary roughness when he grabbed Baltimore QB Joe Flacco’s face mask.
Bears guard Kyle Long was docked the same amount for unnecessarily striking a Rams opponent during a skirmish involving several players.