Richard Seymour Fined $25,000 for Punching Ben Roethlisberger in Head


NEW YORK – Oakland Raiders defensive lineman Richard Seymour has been fined $25,000 for striking Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in the helmet.

Seymour was fined Monday by the NFL for unnecessary roughness in the second quarter of the Steelers' 35-3 victory on Sunday. Seymour turned and struck Roethlisberger as the quarterback ran up behind him while celebrating a TD pass that put Pittsburgh ahead 21-3.

Roethlisberger fell to the ground when hit, but was not injured and stayed in the game.

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