Source: Saints DE fined $20,000 for hit on Favre

The New Orleans Saints are going to the Super Bowl, but defensive end Bobby McCray is going to pay for the hit that helped his team get there.

A source told FOXSports.com that McCray was fined $20,000 for a low blow on quarterback Brett Favre in last Sunday's 31-28 overtime victory over Minnesota.

McCray struck Favre around the legs while defensive tackle Remi Ayodele plowed into the quarterback's upper body. The third-quarter play, which the NFL admits should have drawn a penalty, gave Favre a sprained ankle that hampered him for the rest of the NFC Championship game.

A six-year NFL veteran, McCray played off the bench for New Orleans throughout this season.