Derrick Morgan fined $7,500 for late hit

Updated: September 21, 2011, 9:19 PM ET
Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Titans defensive end Derrick Morgan says the NFL fined him $7,500 for a late hit on Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, and he plans to appeal for an action that was a split-second reaction.

Flacco had fumbled the ball in Sunday's 26-13 loss to Tennessee when he scrambled after it and fell on the ball.

Flacco was touched by a Tennessee teammate just before Morgan came in and hit Flacco. Officials flagged Morgan for unnecessary roughness for the late hit.

Morgan ...

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