Ravens' Ngata hit with $15K fine for roughing Jets QB Sanchez

Baltimore Ravens defensive end Haloti Ngata was fined $15,000 by the NFL for roughing the passer, a league source told NFL Network insider Jason La Canfora on Friday.

Ngata was punished for leading with his helmet on a second-quarter sack of New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez during the Ravens' 34-17 victory last Sunday night.

Other fines revealed Friday:

» Oakland Raiders defensive tackle Richard Seymour received two $7,500 fines for infractions in last Sunday's 31-19 loss to the New England Patriots, his former team, according to a league source. Seymour was docked $7,500 for unnecessarily driving Patriots quarterback Tom Brady into the ground on a first-quarter sack. Seymour also was penalized for unnecessary roughness for grabbing Patriots running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis' facemask during the fourth quarter.

» Patriots safety Patrick Chung was fined $7,500 for his unnecessary-roughness penalty on a hit of Raiders running back Darren McFadden during the fourth quarter, according to the Boston Herald.

» Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson was fined $5,000 for hitting New York Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes on a field-goal attempt during last Sunday's 31-27 loss, according to azcardinals.com.

» Washington Redskins linebackers Rob Jackson and Perry Riley each were fined $15,000 for plays in Sunday's 17-10 victory over the St. Louis Rams, according to The Associated Press. Jackson was fined for driving Rams quarterback Sam Bradford to the ground. Perry was docked for striking a defenseless player who was fielding a punt.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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