Giants linebacker Olivier Vernon wasn’t credited with successful on the quarterback in final Sunday’s win over the Buccaneers, however he did make one.
The issue was that Vernon’s hit on Ryan Fitzpatrick late within the second quarter of the sport was deemed to be roughing the passer by the officiating crew. The penalty helped give the Bucs an opportunity at scoring factors earlier than halftime, however Fitzpatrick threw the primary of his three interceptions on the day a couple of performs later.
PFT has confirmed with the NFL that Vernon has been fined $20,054 on account of that penalty.
Vernon missed the primary 5 video games of the season with an ankle harm. He’s bought eight tackles, a sack and a fumble restoration since returning to motion.
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