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Notebook: Taylor fined $21K for blindside hit during return

7:44 PM, Nov. 13, 2012
Green Bay Packers cover man Ryan Taylor, right, tackles the Arizona Cardinals' William Powell during the opening kickoff at Lambeau Field on Nov. 4. Taylor was fined $21,000 by the NFL for a blindside hit during a punt return later in the first quarter. File/Gannett Wisconsin Media
Green Bay Packers cover man Ryan Taylor, right, tackles the Arizona Cardinals' William Powell during the opening kickoff at Lambeau Field on Nov. 4. Taylor was fined $21,000 by the NFL for a blindside hit during a punt return later in the first quarter. File/Gannett Wisconsin Media

Ryan Taylor's block on Arizona safety Rashad Johnson has cost the Green Bay Packers' second-year tight end some cash.

The NFL has fined Taylor $21,000 for his impactful hit on Johnson against the Cardinals, a league spokesperson has confirmed. It occurred on Randall Cobb's 28-yard punt return in the Packers' 31-17 win on Nov. 4.

The league ruled Taylor delivered an illegal blindside block to Johnson, who was pursuing an angle to Cobb on the first-quarter punt return when he was leveled by Taylor. ...

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