Chicago Bears’ Julius Peppers fined for helmet hit on Rodgers

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Chicago Bears’ Julius Peppers fined for helmet hit on Rodgers

After being fined $5,000 for hitting Detroit Lions’ quarterback Matthew Stafford on the head, Chicago Bears’ defensive end Julius Peppers said that he would “do the same thing again.”

And do it again, he did.

The NFL realized that it would be a bit harder to keep Peppers from making unnecessary hits on players because, frankly, he doesn’t care. According to sources, the league fined Peppers $10,000 for a helmet to helmet hit on Green Bay Packers’ quarterback
Aaron Rodgers in the NFC Championship Game last Sunday.

Two sources familiar with the situation say that the league informed Peppers about the fine