Houston (CBS Houston) – Whitney Mercilus has been fined $15,000 for his hit on Joe Flacco during Sunday’s 30 to 9 loss to the Ravens. The hit happened in the third quarter with the Ravens leading 24-9. Mercilus was flagged for roughing the passer. It was one of the Texans team record 14 penalties on the day.
Mercilus joins a long list of Texans players who have been fined including Antonio Smith, Kareem Jackson, Brandon Harris, and Earl Okine.
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