Bucs' Lavonte David fined $7,875

Updated: September 12, 2013, 6:20 PM ET
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Lavonte David's penalty for pushing New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith out of bounds late in the fourth quarter last Sunday led to a field goal that cost his Tampa Bay Buccaneers the game. He'll have to pay a financial penalty for the hit now, as well.

The NFL fined the linebacker $7,875 for the hit on Smith, David told ESPN.com. He said he plans to appeal the fine.

The fine was earlier reported by the NFL Network.

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