Miller Fined $15,000 for Hit on Palmer Last Week

Broncos first-round linebacker Von Miller was fined $15,000 for his roughing the passer penalty on Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer last Sunday, Jeff Legwold of The Denver Post reports.

Miller struck Palmer in the chest area with his helmet. The rookie from Texas A&M was not penalized on the play.

Selected with the second overall pick of the 2011 NFL Draft, Miller signed a four-year, $21 million contract that is fully guaranteed. Miller received a $13.773 million signing bonus and is earning a $375,000 base salary that is comprised of 17 game checks worth $22,059.


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