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NFL fines Ahmad Brooks for hit

Updated: November 21, 2013, 9:05 AM ET
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The NFL fined San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks $15,750 for his hit Sunday on New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees.

Brooks' agent, Greg Williams, said his client would appeal the penalty -- the standard fine for such hits to the head and neck area.

Brooks was penalized for a personal foul, which negated a sack and fumble and enabled the Saints to maintain possession for a game-tying field goal by Garrett Hartley in the fourth quarter. The Saints won 23-20 as ...

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