The NFL is considering a six-figure fine for the Pittsburgh Steelers as well as the forfeiture of a draft pick after head coach Mike Tomlin stepped on the field during a kickoff return in the third quarter of a loss to the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday.
After the Steelers scored making it a 13-7 game in the third quarter, Ravens return man Jacoby Jones ran down the sidelines on the ensuing kickoff but had his momentum slowed when Tomlin stepped onto the field for a moment.
NFL is expected to consider a six-figure fine for Mike Tomlin and could possibly take away Steelers draft pick, source tells @AdamSchefter.
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) December 1, 2013
Officials did not see Tomlin step on the field and did not throw a flag, after after the game Tomlin did not believe he had interfered on the play.
The NFL handed down a $100,000 fine to the New York Jets during the 2010 season when strength and conditioning coach Sal Alosi tripping a Miami Dolphins player.
Baltimore hung on to win the game.