BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Bills defensive tackle Ed Oliver has incurred two fines from the NFL office for the second week in a row.
Oliver received fines totaling more than $30,000 for violations in Sunday’s 25-20 loss against the Jaguars in London: $16,391 for hitting quarterback Trevor Lawrence after his touchdown pass to Zay Jones, and $13,659 for unsportsmanlike conduct later in the first quarter that did not result in a penalty. Oliver was fined $13,569 for each of his two celebrations after plays in the Bills’ 48-20 defeat of the Dolphins the week before.
Additionally, Bills defensive end A.J. Epenesa was fined $21,855 for a hit on Lawrence that did not result in a penalty, and Tyler Matakevich was fined $10,181 for an illegal blindside block in the third quarter.
Jaguars defensive lineman Jeremiah Ledbetter was fined $5,611 for a hit on Bills quarterback Josh Allen.
Buffalo hosts the New York Giants on Sunday night at Highmark Stadium.
Jonah Bronstein joined the WIVB squad in 2022 as a digital sports reporter. The Buffalonian has covered the Bills, Sabres, Bandits, Bisons, colleges, high schools and other notable sporting events in Western New York since 2005, for publications including The Associated Press, The Buffalo News, and Niagara Gazette. Read more of his work here.