CBS 2 Chicago wbbm7801059 670 The Score

Latest

AP Source: Woodson Fined $10K For Throwing Punch

Charles Woodson. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Charles Woodson. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up
Don't Miss This

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that cornerback Charles Woodson has been fined $10,000 for throwing a punch in the Green Bay Packers’ season opener against the New Orleans Saints.

The person requested anonymity because the fine has not been announced by the league or the team.

Woodson was called for a personal foul in the third quarter after throwing a punch at Saints tight end David Thomas. He was not ejected.

After the game, Woodson admitted he did it out of frustration after “the guy was holding me a little longer than I wanted.” Woodson expected a fine.

© 2011 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.