Marcus Cannon fined $15,750

Updated: November 22, 2013, 4:40 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPN.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots right tackle Marcus Cannon was fined $15,750 by the NFL for his leg whip of Carolina Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson on Monday night.

Cannon wasn't penalized on the third-quarter play but Johnson was knocked out of the game and later diagnosed with a knee sprain. Johnson has been ruled out for Sunday's game at Miami.

"It's very frustrating,'' Panthers coach Ron Rivera said of Johnson's injury. "You're going into a game where you lose ...

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