"In instances like that that are so clearly premeditated, that he had in his mind that if he had those opportunities that he was going to try and attack guys legs, but guys who are coming off ankle problems specifically, there's no room for it," Olsen told the Charlotte Observer.
The NFL wanted to send a message with the $25,000 fine, the typical personal foul fine is $8,200.
The game between the Panthers and Bengals Sunday ended in a tie.
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