|Jets' Wilkerson, Coples confirm fines, will appeal|
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|Thursday, 03 October 2013 10:57|
Wilkerson says Thursday he was docked $15,785 for roughing the passer, but adds that no penalty was called on the play and insists it wasn't ``a dirty hit.'' Coples was fined $7,875, and also says his hit was simply ``a football play.''
Locker was hit by both Wilkerson and Coples in the third quarter of Tennessee's 38-13 win Sunday after he threw a pass. Locker was carted off the field and expected to miss a few weeks with a sprained right hip and knee.
Titans coach Mike Munchak called both hits ``unnecessary,'' but Locker said he didn't think either player should be fined.
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