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Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin fined $100,000 for stepping on field
Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin fined $100,000 for stepping on field

Mike Tomlin called it a “blunder” and said he would “never do such a thing” intentionally. Nonetheless the NFL fined the Pittsburgh Steelers coach $100,000 on Wednesday for stepping onto the field during a Thanksgiving game and disrupting the kickoff return of Baltimore’s Jacoby Jones, a stern rebuke of a coach who, the NFL’s head of officiating concedes, should have been flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct on the play. That did not happen. The Ravens wound up winning the game, 22-20. In addition, the league said it will consider a modification or forfeiture of draft choices because the conduct affected a play on the field. That decision will be made...

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