Denver Broncos safety Darian Stewart and linebacker Brandon Marshall were reportedly fined Wednesday for hitting Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton in the helmet during Denver’s 21-20 season-opening win in Week 1.
ESPN’s Adam Caplan reported the league fined Stewart $18,231, while Troy Renck of Denver7 ABC added that Marshall was fined $24,000. Jeff Legwold of ESPN confirmed the fines for both players.
SportsCenter tweeted a photo of Stewart’s hit after his fine was reported:
Broncos safety Darian Stewart fined $18,231 for hit to head of Panthers QB Cam Newton. (via @caplannfl) pic.twitter.com/rgSn4ugaAs
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) September 14, 2016