Michael Bennett Fined $17,363 For Hit On Alex Smith

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Michael Bennett Fined $17,363 For Hit On Alex Smith 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Sat Aug 29, 2015 3:54 am

Michael Bennett has been fined $17,363 for striking Alex Smith in the head and neck area.

Bennett's hit drew a roughing the passer flag during the Chiefs' first offensive play of a 14-13 victory last week.

Bennett previously said quarterbacks receive preferential treatment.

"Then quarterbacks get protected more than any other player," Bennett said. "I mean, he gets hit in his knees and he's about to cry, making a whimpering sound: 'They hit me in my legs.' Everybody gets hit in their legs. Every play somebody tries to hit me in my legs. So what makes him different? What makes his life better than mine? I've got kids. I've got stuff I like to do on the weekend.

"But because he gets hit in his legs, he gets a flag. He gets up with a sad face like the world just ended because he got hit. I mean, you got hit in an NFL game. Who cares? Get back up and be like, 'Good job.'"

Via NFL.com

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