Andre Carter fined

New England Patriots defensive end Andre Carter was fined $15,000 for his hit on San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers. He was penalized for unnecessary roughness for his helmet hit on Rivers.

Carter said he'll appeal the fine, but won't change his approach to the game. "No, you take your lashings and you keep ticking," Carter told Boston reporters. For more coverage of the Patriots go to Patriot Insider at

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