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Report: Jets OL Matt Slauson to appeal $10K cut block fine

The NFL has fined Jets offensive lineman Matt Slauson $10,000 for his cut block that knocked Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing out for the rest of the season, according to a Jay Glazer tweet:

https://twitter.com/JayGlazer/status/256511766681501696

https://twitter.com/JayGlazer/status/256512645123960832

ESPN's Adam Schefter added that Slauson will appeal the fine.

https://twitter.com/AdamSchefter/status/256512903161708544

The NFL began the process of reviewing the block earlier this week.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wn9kJquHAAk

Slauson said he considered the block to be clean and legal. Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips said the block was "unnecessary."
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