Browns quarterback Jason Campbell has six touchdowns and three interceptions this season. (AP Photo/David Richard)
The NFL fined Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay $15,750 for his hit on Cleveland Browns quarterback Jason Campbell during last Sunday's game, saying Gay "unnecessarily delivered a forcible blow to (Campbell's) head and neck area.''
After Gay's hit, Campbell's head snapped to the side, and his helmet hit the turf hard. No flag was thrown on the play, which left Campbell with a concussion.
Campbell has been ruled out of this weekend's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the NFL admitted it blew that call and that a flag should have been thrown on Gay.
"I thought he got hit in the face mask right from the beginning and then obviously you see the replay, and it's really easy to see from all the angles except the one that the referee had -- he's standing behind," Browns offensive coordinator Norv Turner said.BURKE: NFL Playoff Picture, Week 13: How Thanksgiving’s results impacted the races