Umenyiora fined for hit on Vikes QB

December 17, 2010

Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora has been fined $12,500 by the NFL for hitting Minnesota quarterback Tarvaris Jackson in the head and neck in their game Monday night.

Umenyiora was flagged for roughing the passer on the play, which happened in the final minute of the Giants' 21-3 win. The Vikings' Asher Allen was fined $5,000 for unnecessary roughness when he hit the Giants' Ahmad Bradshaw late.

Denver's Kevin Vickerson was fined $7,500 for a horse collar tackle, while teammate Syd'Quan Thompson was docked $5,000 for unnecessary roughness for hitting an opponent late at Arizona.

St. Louis' Oshiomogho Atogwe drew a $5,000 fine grabbing New Orleans' Reggie Bush by the helmet on a tackle.