The Pittsburgh Steelers have donated a lot of money to NFL charities this season—by the way of fines for infractions on the field.
The latest member of the Black-and-gold to lose some of his paycheck is safety Sean Davis, who was fined for an illegal hit on Marvin Jones of the Detroit Lions, per Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Steelers safety Sean Davis is $24,309 lighter today after the NFL fined him for an unnecessary roughness penalty on his hit of Lions’ receiver Marvin Jones last Sunday.
However, Davis wasn’t the only player to be fined on Sunday Night Football:
Lions cornerback Quandree Diggs was fined $24,309 for his unnecessary roughness penalty on Steelers tight end Jesse James.
Both fines were levied because Jones and James were hit in the head.
A’Shawn Robinson was ejected from the game, but wasn’t fined by the NFL. Nor was Maurkice Pouncey fined, despite being caught on film throwing a punch in the scuffle.
The Steelers won’t lose any money this week—at least not from the NFL—as they’re on their bye-week in Week 9. Stay tuned to BTSC for the latest on the Steelers as the team presses on in its effort to claim a coveted seventh Lombardi trophy.