• Lance Briggs says the NFL fined Jon Bostic $21K for his bone-rattling hit against San Diego

    Summary of 15 articles · Updated Aug 22, 2013
    • Why was hit against Dustin Keller not fined, but Jon Bostic’s hit was? NFL explains decisions

      Dustin Keller's season and perhaps his career ended on a hit right on his knee by Houston safety D.J. Swearinger. Offensive players everywhere were outraged. Miami receiver Brian Hartline called the hit "crap." Atlanta tight end Tony Gonzalez …
      Source: yahoo.com
    • NFL's explanation for Jon Bostic fine

      Earlier Wednesday, we discussed the hit that has cost Chicago Bears linebacker Jon Bostic $21,000 in NFL fines. As you recall, Bostic hit San Diego Chargers receiver Mike Willie with the top of his helmet to dislodge a potential completed pass. In live …
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Lower-paid players protected from major fines

      Bears linebacker Jon Bostic was fined $21,000 for a hit on Chargers wide receiver Mike Willie, and teammates are already speaking out to complain that Bostic was doing nothing more than playing good, clean physical football. It’s only minor consolation,…
    • Chris Berman, Trent Dilfer, And The NFL Love Jon Bostic's Illegal Hit

      This is from the third quarter of Chargers-Bears last Thursday. Chargers quarterback Charlie Whitehurst throws a wide receiver screen toward Mike Willie, but Bears linebacker Jon Bostic, a second-round draft pick, separates Willie from the ball just as …
      Source: deadspin.com
    • Hit on Chargers receiver draws big fine

      Jon Bostic receives a stiff penalty for a third-quarter shot to Mike Willie.
  • NFL fined Panthers’ Colin Jones $21K for hit on Patrick Mannelly

    Carolina Panthers safety Colin Jones delivered one of the first big hits of the preseason when he struck Bears long snapper Patrick Mannelly while blocking during a punt return on Aug. 9.
    Source: suntimes.com
  • Dirty Laundry: The price of head contact

    I cringed and started worrying after the third or fourth time I saw Jon Bostic's highlight-reel hit last week. Would the collision between Bostic, the Chicago Bears' rookie middle linebacker, and San Diego Chargers receiver Mike Willie surface as the fi…
    Source: ESPN.com

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