McMillian Fined for Play on Giants Tight End Bennett

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McMillian Fined for Play on Giants Tight End Bennett
Brett Davis-US PRESSWIRE

Green Bay - Packers safety Jerron McMillian said he did not intentionally try to hurt Giants tight end Marcellus Bennett with a hit Sunday night and insisted it was not a cheap shot. The NFL disagreed and apparently has fined him $21,500. McMillian said he was fined "a lot." When asked if it was the same as the $21,500 his teammate, tight end Ryan Taylor, had received for a block in the Arizona game, the rookie nodded affirmatively. "I don't agree," McMillian said. "I highly disagree that it was a cheap shot. It was a football play. As he missed the ball, I was coming, so I can't stop. "But the league is putting all these rules in. You just have to keep playing. You can't let it get to you." McMillian said the official who threw the flag for unnecessary roughness did not indicate to him he had made a helmet-to-helmet hit on Bennett. He said he thought the flag came out late. It appears the league fined him for hitting a defenseless player...

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