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Golden Tate fined $21,000 for hit that concussed Dwight Lowery

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Lowery has been ruled out for Sunday's Week 4 game against the Colts.

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The Jacksonville Jaguars will be without starting free safety Dwight Lowery when they host the Indianapolis Colts in Week 4 after he suffered a concussion in the team's Week 3 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the hit that resulted in a head injury for Lowery has now resulted in a $21,000 fine for Seahawks wide receiver Golden Tate.

Tate hit Lowery on a blindside hit early in the game that was ruled by the NFL as an example of a player striking a defenseless player in the helmet or neck area.

Lowery left the game after participating in only two snaps and was replaced by rookie sixth-round pick, Josh Evans, for the remainder of the game. Evans is expected to make his first career start against the Colts, as Lowery has already been ruled out for Sunday's game.

A fourth-round pick in the 2008 NFL Draft, Lowery was acquired by the Jaguars via trade just prior to the 2011 season and has started in 23 games for the team since.

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