NFL: Steelers Won’t Lose Draft Pick Due To Tomlin Sideline Incident
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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pittsburgh Steelers will not lose a draft pick as a result of Mike Tomlin interfering with a play this season.
According to a press release from the team, Steelers President Art Rooney II said the NFL will not make the team forfeit a pick in this year’s NFL Draft.
The incident in question happened during the team’s Thanksgiving night game in Baltimore.
Tomlin was previously fined $100,000 by the NFL for venturing onto the field as Jacoby Jones returned a kick up the sidelines.
The Steelers lost the game 22-20.