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Jacobs fined $20,000, Wilkerson fined $10,000 for fight


Giants running back Brandon Jacobs and Jets defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson hit each other on the field in their preseason meeting, and now the NFL is hitting both of them in the wallets.

Jacobs has been fined $20,000 and Wilkerson has been fined $10,000, Tom Rock of Newsday reports.

The heavier fine for Jacobs is apparently because he’s considered a repeat offender. Jacobs’ previous fines include $20,000 for a verbal altercation with Eagles fans and $10,000 for throwing his helmet in the stands.

So Jacobs would be wise to try keeping his temper in check. For his part, Wilkerson has already said that he doesn’t regret the altercation.

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19 Responses to “Jacobs fined $20,000, Wilkerson fined $10,000 for fight”
  1. trbowman says: Sep 9, 2011 7:14 PM

    I ain’t got no money.

  2. brs027 says: Sep 9, 2011 7:15 PM

    Jacobs would beat his ass.

  3. paulsdamnblog says: Sep 9, 2011 7:15 PM

    Rex Ryan was later quoted as saying, “$10,000, thats a lot of foot massages.”

  4. tjacks7 says: Sep 9, 2011 7:25 PM

    So let me get this straight:

    $10,000 fine for “hitting eachother”

    $20,000 fine for failing to stop a colision while in mid-air when a receiver happens to drop a pass

    $25,000 for punching a player

    Man, Goodell really messed this one up.

  5. vickspreadherpes says: Sep 9, 2011 7:25 PM

    Jacobs can’t keep his temper in check. Here within lies the problem.

  6. habsman says: Sep 9, 2011 7:32 PM

    Steeler fans are appalled at these fines.

  7. jacunn2000 says: Sep 9, 2011 7:40 PM

    Has anybody else noticed how small Jacobs head is? Im just saying….

  8. favreforever says: Sep 9, 2011 7:42 PM

    The purse for the Jacobs/Wilkerson match is set at $30,000.

  9. skins1976 says: Sep 9, 2011 7:44 PM

    Some professional boxers don’t even make that much in a fight.

  10. RussianBreadMaker says: Sep 9, 2011 8:41 PM

    jacobs needs to be suspended

  11. Keyser Söze says: Sep 9, 2011 9:01 PM

    Had either of these gents played for the World Champ and current NFL darling Packers they would have got 15 yards…

    talk to their agents…

  12. izlye says: Sep 9, 2011 9:10 PM

    why is there a Dolphin logo in the address bar for this site? I don’t want that discusting filth on my computer screen, it’s making me sick.

  13. redgreen3b1 says: Sep 9, 2011 9:20 PM

    Goodell hasn’t done 1 thing 2 make this game better. He is only making it worse. I truly hate the man. He’s messin with my sport.

  14. dadsource says: Sep 9, 2011 9:32 PM

    Tiki is flabbergasted

  15. mojosmagic says: Sep 9, 2011 9:37 PM

    Jacobs should get a credit to his account for the verbal confrontation with an Eagles fan.

  16. buddybowl69 says: Sep 9, 2011 9:57 PM

    Tiki is devastated and flabbergasted over this…

  17. newnfljerseys says: Sep 9, 2011 10:54 PM

    That’s a expensive “hit”…..

  18. ny82jy says: Sep 10, 2011 8:15 AM

    As ive said before i loved it how Mo Wilk didnt take crap from BJ. Hes a tough rookie with a nasty reputation. Cant wait to see what kind of yr he has.

  19. kingmj4891 says: Sep 10, 2011 10:00 AM

    Goodell needs to go.

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