On Friday, the NFL announced that defensive tackle Haloti Ngata had been fined $15,000 for leading with his helmet while hitting New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez in the back in the second quarter of the Ravens’ 34-17 victory on Oct. 2.
On Monday, Ngata crafted his response, calling the punishment “bull.”
“I think it’s really bull,” the two-time Pro Bowler said. “I thought I kept my head up the whole time. It’s kind of hard when you know that he’s about to throw the ball to try to let up when you’re trying to get there as fast as you can. I think it’s bull, but I’m going to try to appeal it and see what I can do.”