Originally posted on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  By PAUL IMIG  |  Last updated 9/18/13
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The helmet-to-helmet hit that gave Green Bay Packers rookie running back Eddie Lacy a concussion on his first carry at Lambeau Field has resulted in a big fine for Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather. According to a league source, the NFL has fined Meriweather 42,000 for the hit on Lacy. However, later in the Week 2 game, when Meriweather lowered his head on a hit and effectively gave himself a concussion when tackling Packers running back James Starks, that was deemed to be legal by the NFL. Lacy has not yet been medically cleared by Green Bay's training staff and could miss Sunday's Week 3 matchup on the road against the Cincinnati Bengals. "Eddie Lacy is making progress," Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Wednesday. "He seems to be doing fine. He's going through the protocol, so we'll take another step tomorrow. "He looks good. He's in the meetings, and that's always a positive sign, but he's got a couple more tests in front of him that he has to pas...
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