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Roundup: Cowboys' Ware docked $15K for roughing the passer

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Dallas Cowboys linebacker DeMarcus Ware was fined $15,000 for a roughing the passer penalty in a hit on Buffalo Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick last Sunday, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported.

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Ware's actions resulted in a 15-yard penalty against the Cowboys on the first play from scrimmage in the second half after he hit Fitzpatrick in the head and neck area.

Other fines reported Thursday:

» Detroit Lions defensive end Kyle Vanden Bosch was fined $7,500 for a late hit on Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte, according to ESPN. It is the first known fine from a feisty game that featured several personal foul penalties.

» Bears wide receiver Earl Bennett was fined $10,000 for wearing orange cleats for the second straight week, according to WBBM-TV. He was docked $5,000 the previous week as a first-time offender of the league's uniform code.

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