Steelers' Harrison fined $5,000 for punch
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Steelers linebacker James Harrison told the Post-Gazette today he was fined $5,000 by the NFL for punching Cincinnati offensive tackle Andrew Whitworth Sunday.
Harrison responded to a push from Whitworth by punching him on the helmet. He was penalized on the first-down play -- a two-yard run by Brian Leonard -- 15 yards, which gave Cincinnati a first down at the Bengals' 49. The completed that series with a 43-yard field goal for an 18-12 lead that stood up as the final score.
First Published November 19, 2009 3:21 pm