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Muhammad Wilkerson and Quinton Coples fined for hit on Jake Locker

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The NFL announced fines today for New York Jets defenders Muhammad Wilkerson and Quinton Coples for their hits on Jake Locker that injured his hip.

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>There you go &quot;<a href="https://twitter.com/JasonLaCanfora">@JasonLaCanfora</a>: Despite Jake Locker saying there should be no fines on hits that injured him, <a href="https://twitter.com/mowilkerson">@mowilkerson</a> was fined $15,785</p>&mdash; Jim Wyatt (@jwyattsports) <a href="https://twitter.com/jwyattsports/statuses/385576943443144704">October 3, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>And the other guy... &quot;<a href="https://twitter.com/MMehtaNYDN">@MMehtaNYDN</a>: Jets OLB Quinton Coples was fined about $7,800 for his hit on Titans QB Jake Locker, I&#39;m told.</p>&mdash; Jim Wyatt (@jwyattsports) <a href="https://twitter.com/jwyattsports/statuses/385582812830916608">October 3, 2013</a></blockquote>

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How was their not a penalty called on that play?  I understand them not throwing a flag on Wilkerson's hit because it was borderline, but it is ridiculous that the referee didn't throw the flag when Coples hit Locker.

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