FLOWERY BRANCH — Falcons middle linebacker Curtis Lofton was fined by the league for a hit on New Orleans Saints wide receiver Marques Colston on Friday.
Lofton was penalized on the second-quarter play for unnecessary roughness. Colston was deemed a defenseless player.
Lofton leads the team with 153 tackles, according to coaches’ film review stats.
–D. Orlando Ledbetter, The Atlanta Falcons beat blog