Source: Matt Slauson to appeal

Updated: October 12, 2012, 10:07 AM ET
By Jane McManus | ESPNNewYork.com

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- New York Jets offensive lineman Matt Slauson has been fined $10,000 for an illegal peel-back block on Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing in Monday night's game.

Slauson will appeal the fine, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

Cushing tore his ACL on the play and was placed on season-ending injured reserve earlier this week.

Slauson had not been informed of the fine when he was at his locker earlier Thursday.

"I've ...

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