San Francisco 49ers linebacker Dre Greenlaw was fined $10,609 by the NFL for his unnecessary roughness penalty on Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott, NFL Network reported on Saturday.
Greenlaw, 25, lowered the boom on Elliott while the running back was out of bounds after a 9-yard pass play during the second quarter of last Sunday’s NFC divisional round playoff game. Greenlaw also was penalized on the play.
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The second-seeded 49ers posted a 19-12 victory over the Cowboys to advance to this Sunday’s NFC Championship Game against the top-seeded Philadelphia Eagles.
Greenlaw also received a $10,609 fine for unnecessary roughness after his helmet-to-helmet hit on Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert on Nov. 13. He was penalized and ejected from that game.
Greenlaw recorded a career-high 127 tackles and two forced fumbles in 15 games (all starts) this season.