Jaguars' Knighton fined $25,000 for roughing Luck
(Reuters) - Jacksonville Jaguars defensive tackle Terrance Knighton has been fined $25,000 by the National Football League for a severe hit on Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck, the league said on Friday.
Knighton was penalized for unnecessary roughness after making helmet-to-helmet contact with Luck, who was defenseless on the play during the Colts' 27-10 win on November 8, a league spokesman said.
Colts linebacker Jerry Hughes was fined $21,000 for roughing the passer, having struck Jaguars quarterback Blaine Gabbert in the same game.
(Reporting by Mark Lamport-Stokes in Los Angeles; Editing by Gene Cherry)
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