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Whitney Mercilus fined $15K

Updated: September 25, 2013, 7:21 PM ET
By Tania Ganguli | ESPN.com

HOUSTON --  Houston Texans outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus was fined $15,000 for a hit on Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco in Sunday's game.

Mercilus was flagged for unnecessary roughness after his helmet hit Flacco's chin as the signal-caller quarterback descended. Mercilus said he'll appeal his first career fine.

Mercilus, a 2012 first-round pick, has seven career sacks.



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