Watt Fined For Hit on Stafford

J. J. Watt is now lighter in the wallet

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster falls into the end zone for a touchdown during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field in Detroit, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski)

The NFL Friday fined Houston Texans' defensive lineman J. J. Watt $15,750 for a hit he placed on Detroit Lions' quarterback Matt Stafford Thanksgiving Day. Watt was called for roughing the passer after he struck Stafford in the head and neck area. It was one of eight fines levied across the league by the NFL during Friday's business day. Stafford was not hurt.


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