Steelers' Ward fined for hit on Browns' Holly

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh wide receiver Hines Ward was fined $5,000 by the NFL for a late hit and unnecessary roughness in Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns.

Ward hit cornerback Daven Holly from behind in the third quarter and was penalized 15 yards for a personal foul. The Steelers won the game 34-7.

The fine was announced Friday.

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