Found November 02, 2012 on Fox Sports Carolinas:
NEW YORK (AP) -- Chicago Bears safety Chris Conte has been fined 21,000 by the NFL for striking Panthers receiver Brandon LaFell in the head and neck area when LaFell was defenseless. Conte made the hit in the Bears' 23-22 victory over Carolina last Sunday. The league announced the fine Friday, and Conte has appealed. Fined 15,750 were Raiders defensive lineman Richard Seymour, Giants defensive lineman Chris Canty, Jets linebacker Marcus Dowtin, and Titans rookie defensive tackle Mike Martin. Dolphins rookie tackle Jonathan Martin was fined 10,000.
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