Clay Matthews fined $15,000 for hit on Kaepernick

Clay Matthews fined $15,000 for hit on Kaepernick

Packers linebacker Clay Matthews was fined Friday for his late hit on 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick.
Packers linebacker Clay Matthews was fined $15,000 Friday for his late hit on 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick.

The play occurred in the 2nd quarter of last Sunday's game.  As Kaepernick scrambled out of bounds, Matthews launched himself and tackled him, drawing a personal foul penalty and a brief skirmish between the two teams.

Also fined for actions in the game were 49er Ahmad Brooks, docked $12,750 for his late hit on Aaron Rodgers which drew a personal foul penalty, and WR Anquan Boldin, who was fined $7,875 for a late hit on Jarrett Bush which wasn't flagged.
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