Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Kyle Williams received some bad news from the NFL offices as his penalized tackle on Patriots quarterback Tom Brady cost his $15,000. “I could understand if I dove at him head-first and hit him or hit him behind the legs and dove at him with my shoulder,” Williams said. “But I hit him with my arm and get a $15,000 fine for hitting the guy with the ball. I don’t get it.”

While the talented defender was upset with the amount of the fine he knew he was not surprised by the fine itself because he knew the hit below Brady’s knees was illegal. “I figured it was,” he said. “At the same time, I asked the official during the game, ‘What do you want me to do?’ He didn’t say anything. Of course, I wasn’t exactly calm when I asked him. But I’m trying to figure out: You get blocked down, you’re going down. The guy’s still got the ball. I didn’t dive into the side of the leg. I didn’t spear him in the side of the leg. I hit him with my forearm in his calf and he went down. You got guys out there hitting Fitz in his chest with their helmet when he’s going down. I don’t know what you’re supposed to do.”

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