FRISCO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence has been fined $21,000 for a low hit on New Orleans Saints quarterback Teddy Bridgewater during last Sunday’s loss.
Tom Pelissero of the NFL Network reported Sunday afternoon that Lawrence was given the fine for the hit that came late in the second quarter on a 3rd and 10 from Dallas’ 27-yard line.READ MORE: US Supreme Court To Consider Controversial Texas Abortion Law
The Saints handed the Cowboys their first loss of the season, 12-10, in a battle of defenses last Sunday.READ MORE: Texas Mother And Son Arrested In Wyoming For Murder In Oklahoma
Lawrence has been fairly quiet during the first four games of the season after signing a lucrative 5-year, $105 million contract extension. So far, he’s registered four solo tackles, 2.5 sacks and a forced fumble and recovery.MORE NEWS: Southlake Ranks 20th 'Best Small City In America'; Keller & Flower Mound Most Affordable
The Cowboys will look to bounce back at home this Sunday at home against the Green Bay Packers.