Dre Kirkpatrick fined $22,050 for hit

Updated: August 29, 2014, 5:38 PM ET
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Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick is being fined $22,050 for unnecessary roughness, a league source told ESPN's Ed Werder.

The fine stems from Kirkpatrick hitting Arizona Cardinals punt returner Ted Ginn Jr. in the head-neck area during the Bengals' 19-13 victory Sunday.

Kirkpatrick, the Bengals' first-round draft pick in 2012, has played in 19 career games with three interceptions and one sack.

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