Taken from the Star Tribune ...
<QUOTE>Brett Favre was incredulous and Chris Hovan defiant Thursday after the NFL targeted both players for fines in the wake of the Vikings' emotional victory Sunday against Green Bay.
Favre was fined $5,000 for hitting Vikings safety Jack Brewer out of bounds after he intercepted a pass. Hovan received the same penalty for taunting Favre after another interception. Both players said they plan to appeal.
Favre is believed to have been fined only once before in his 12-year career. He told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel he was "shocked" to learn of this fine.
"It's ridiculous is what it is," Favre said, "[considering] all the times people aren't fined for hitting me. Come on, it wasn't a defenseless player. I didn't hit him in the head. I dove. I didn't know he was already tackled. Was he out of bounds? Yeah, he was out of bounds. [But] it wasn't premeditated or anything like that." </QUOTE>
Deal with it matey, you want to act hard and hit people out of bounds - which you knew he was out of bounds - then accept the fine that goes with it. Of course $5,000 is a lot of money for you to lose - how will you manage ?