Washington Redskins tight end Jeremy Sprinkle was fined $84,231, more than two game checks’ worth of salary, for two hits considered to be unnecessary roughness in a Week 8 loss at the Minnesota Vikings.

Sprinkle has a base salary of $645,000 this season, which means his weekly check is $37,941.

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He can appeal to have the fines reduced under NFL rules if they are deemed to be “excessive when compared to the player’s expected earnings for the season in question.”

Sprinkle was not penalized for either play during the game and has not been fined previously this season.

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