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Broncos' Ware fined for hit on Alex Smith in Week 2

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 17: Alex Smith #11 of the Kansas City Chiefs avoids the rush of DeMarcus Ware #94 of the Denver Broncosduring the game at Arrowhead Stadium on September 17, 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 17: Alex Smith #11 of the Kansas City Chiefs avoids the rush of DeMarcus Ware #94 of the Denver Broncosduring the game at Arrowhead Stadium on September 17, 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Denver Broncos defensive end DeMarcus Ware and Arizona Cardinals safety Rashad Johnson each have been fined $17,363 by the NFL for infractions during last week's games.

The league said Friday that Ware was fined for roughing the passer, hitting Kansas City's Alex Smith low on Sept. 17. Johnson was docked for a helmet-to-helmet hit in Arizona's victory last Sunday at Chicago. Johnson was not penalized on the play.

Broncos DT Malik Jackson was fined $8,681 for unnecessary roughness against the Chiefs for his late hit on Jamaal Charles.

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