Originally posted on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 12/14/12
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Finally, the Packers have gotten through a game without a player being fined. The streak of four consecutive games ended when safety Morgan Burnett did not receive a fine from the NFL this week. In Sunday's win over the Detroit Lions, Burnett was flagged for unnecessary roughness early in the third quarter when he hit wide receiver Calvin Johnson. "I felt like I was just making a play on the ball, trying to make a stop," Burnett said Friday at his locker. "Then when I saw it on film, I felt like, in my opinion, that you could see that I wasn't trying to helmet-to-helmet the guy. I felt like everything would be fine, that there wouldn't be a fine or anything like that." Packers tight end Ryan Taylor was fined 21,000 for a non-flagged block on Nov. 4 that the NFL deemed illegal. In the next game, linebacker Brad Jones was fined 15,750 for hitting Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford in the head area. Then, safety Jerron McMillian was fined 21,000 for a late hit on Gia...
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