Dallas Cowboys safety Ken Hamlin was flagged for two personal fouls in Saturday’s game against the Philadelphia Eagles, and his paycheck will be lighter as a result.
Todd Archer of the Dallas Morning News reports that Hamlin was fined $12,500 by the NFL.
Per Archer, the fine came for hitting Eagles tight end Brent Celek in the helmet in the first half. Hamlin was also penalized for a late hit on Eagles receiver Jeremy Maclin; it’s not clear whether the fine covered both penalties.
NFL players’ base salaries only cover the 17 weeks of the regular season, and they’re paid separately for the playoffs. Each Cowboys player got $21,000 for the wild card round, but Hamlin’s fine means his pay for the game was $8,500.