Colts’ Julian Blackmon fined for helmet hit on Ravens’ Lamar Jackson

Colts’ Julian Blackmon fined for helmet hit on Ravens’ Lamar Jackson
Indianapolis Colts rookie Julian Blackmon was fined almost $5,000 for a helmet hit on Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson in Week 9. 

Blackmon, 22, was fined $4,951 for lowering his helmet while going in for a tackle on Jackson who appeared to go down just before the hit, according to The Athletic. 

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The fine shouldn’t be too steep for the former Utah Utes safety who signed a four-year, $4.53 million contract after getting drafted in the third round back in April. 

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Blackmon has totaled 21 tackles and two interceptions in eight games for the Colts. 

Ravens’ safety DeShon Elliott was also fined $4,203 that game for a hard hit on Colts tight end Jack Doyle, despite the play not being called by refs during the game. 

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Doyle was taken out of the game and entered concussion protocol. He would miss Thursday’s win over the Tennessee Titans.

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