Giants safety Will Hill has been fined $15,750 for hitting Eagles rookie tight end Zach Ertz in the head on an incomplete pass in Week Five, the NFL confirmed to PFT on Friday.
Ertz was deemed to be defenseless on the play, according to the league, and Hill drew both a 15-yard penalty and the fine for the offense.
The play occurred in the first quarter of the Eagles’ 36-21 win vs. the Giants. As a pass was just falling away from Ertz’s reach, Hill collided with Ertz, with the players’ helmets hitting.
Hill, 23, has notched 16 tackles in two regular-season games for the Giants in 2013.