Rams' Fairley, Jags' Branch fined $17K for QB hits
NEW YORK (AP) St. Louis Rams defensive tackle Nick Fairley and Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Andre Branch were each fined $17,363 by the NFL on Friday for illegal hits on quarterbacks last weekend.
Fairley was called for roughing the passer against Cleveland's Josh McCown in the fourth quarter of St. Louis' 24-6 victory Sunday.
Branch was docked for a high hit on Buffalo's EJ Manuel in the fourth quarter of Jacksonville's 34-31 victory in London.
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