Paying for their transgressionsNEW YORK (AP) - Bears safety Chris Conte has been fined $21,000 by the NFL for hitting Panthers receiver Brandon LaFell in the head and neck area when LaFell was defenseless during last Sunday's game. Conte has appealed.
Raiders defensive lineman Richard Seymour, Giants defensive lineman Chris Canty, Jets linebacker Marcus Dowtin and Titans rookie defensive tackle Mike Martin were fined $15,750.
Seymour was docked for roughing Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel, Canty was fined for striking Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo with the crown of his helmet.
Dowtin's hit to the head area of Dolphins quarterback Matt Moore got him fined and Martin used his helmet to strike Colts rookie quarterback Andrew Luck in the shoulder.
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