Redskins' Deshazor Everett fined more than $48K for penalties vs. Eagles

ASHBURN, Va., -- Washington Redskins corner Deshazor Everett was fined more than $48,000 for his two penalties against the Philadelphia Eagleson Sunday, including one that left returner Darren Sproles with a concussion.

Everett, a backup safety in his second season, was fined $24,309 for each infraction, The Washington Post first reported and the league confirmed.

Everett was fined $24,309 for an illegal blindside block in the back. The hit on Sproles was not called a personal foul, but rather interference. It drew a 15-yard penalty during the Redskins' 27-22 win and also the wrath of several Eagles players afterward who called it a cheap shot. Everett said after the game and again during the week that the hit was not intentional, but he instead mistimed it -- he drilled Sproles, bending to catch the ball, in the helmet just before a punt arrived.

Redskins coach Jay Gruden also defended Everett's hit, saying it wasn't intentional. But the NFL deemed it worthy of a $24,309 fine.
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