Titans' Mawae among those fined $5K for unnecessary roughness

Age: 37

Height: 6-4 Weight: 289

College: Louisiana State

Experience: 15th season

NEW YORK -- Tennessee Titans center Kevin Mawae was fined $5,000 by the NFL on Friday for his hit on Cleveland's Kamerion Wimbley in Sunday's victory.

Mawae was penalized for unnecessary roughness on the hit and plans to appeal.

Also, Browns wide receiver Donte' Stallworth was fined $5,000, also for unnecessary roughness, on an interception when he speared an opponent with his helmet.

Oakland defensive lineman Tommy Kelly was the third AFC player fined $5,000 for unnecessary roughness for a late shove of an opponent in a loss at San Diego.

Detroit fullback Moran Norris and Minnesota linebacker Napoleon Harris were fined $5,00 each for the same issue when they struck each other in the head in the Vikings' win. Norris was ejected.

Two players were hit for $10,000 fines for prohibited celebrations. Arizona defensive tackle Darnell Dockett went to the ground in a celebration against St. Louis. New England tight end Benjamin Watson was cited for unsportsmanlike conduct for his celebration after a Patriots touchdown when he used the football as a prop.

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