Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians was fined $50,000 for striking safety Andrew Adams' helmet during Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles.
During a press conference Monday, Arians said he was trying to prevent his player from getting penalized for pulling players off of each other after a fumble.
Arians said he didn't regret his actions.
"You can't pull guys out of a pile," Arians said. "We just got a big play, great field position, and he's trying to pull a guy out of a pile and I was trying to knock him off that guy so he didn't get a penalty."
According to NFL.com, Arians plans on appealing the fine.
The Bucs beat the Eagles, 31-15.
They will take on the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday in the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs.