BOSTON (CBS) – Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo is a lot lighter in the pockets today.
Mayo was fined $25,000 by the NFL on Friday for roughing Colts quarterback Dan Orlovsky in last Sunday’s 31-24 win over Indy.READ MORE: Jerry Remy 'Resting Comfortably' At Hospital After Experiencing 'Shortness Of Breath' During Red Sox Telecast Friday
Mayo was not flagged for the play, but was fined because the hit was in the head/neck area.READ MORE: Woburn Man Shot In Neck; Police Say Shooting May Have Been 'Accidental Or Unintentional'
The fine is the largest given to a Patriots player this season.MORE NEWS: Steamship Authority Website Running Again After Ransomware Attack Last Week
Tune in to the Patriots-Redskins game Sunday on WBZ-TV and 98.5 The Sports Hub at 4:15pm. Pregame coverage begins on WBZ-TV with Patriots Gameday at 11:30am and at 1pm on The Hub. Stay tuned after the game for all the reaction and analysis on 98.5, and over on MYTV38 with Patriots Fifth Quarter.