Philadelphia’s Jenkins fined for hit on Matt Ryan
Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins(notes) (97) sacks Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan(notes) (2) in the first quarter of an NFL football game at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/John Amis)
FLOWERY BRANCH — Philadelphia defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins confirmed to the Philadelphia Inquirer that he was fined $15,000 for a helmet-to-helmet hit Sunday on Matt Ryan.
”You can punch somebody and only get fined $10,000,” Jenkins said. “You do an honest mistake, it’s not like I launched at him …”
–D. Orlando Ledbetter, The Atlanta Falcons beat blog
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