Kansas City Chiefs WR Jeremy Maclin was drilled by San Diego Chargers DB Jahleel Addae last week and it looked like a dirty hit because Maclin was defenseless and Addae went high. And because Addae has a history of making questionable hits like that. It sounds like the NFL agrees it was dirty because they fined Addae $23k for the hit.
Chargers safety Jahleel Addae fined $23,152 for unnecessary roughness as result of hit on Chiefs WR Jeremy Maclin, per league spokesman.— Herbie Teope (@HerbieTeope) November 28, 2015
It looked like Maclin would be out of the game but he ended up coming back and returning punts because De'Anthony Thomas was out .... due to a hit from Addae, who was not fined for that one.
Here's the hit on Maclin: