Texans' Manning fined $15,000 for punch

Houston DB took a swing at Packers' Newhouse. Terry McCormick

Print This October 17, 2012, 06:10 PM EST

Safety Danieal Manning has been fined $15,000 for throwing a punch at Green Bay Packers tackle Marshall Newhouse, according to the Houston Chronicle.

Manning said he started punching because Newhouse was on top of him and was slow getting up. He sai dhe apologized after the game. Manning was penalized with a 15-yard personal foul for his actions as well.

"I was hating on him at that moment,” Manning said, “but it’s over. Things like that happen all the time in games."

Manning said he will appeal the fine.

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