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Pittsburgh Steelers David DeCastro latest to make charitable donation to NFL via fine

The Pittsburgh Steelers continue to get fined by the NFL, and David DeCastro is just the latest in among a long list of players who have donated part of their game check to the league office.

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It wouldn't be a normal day of the week if a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers wasn't fined by the NFL. Guard David DeCastro is the latest member of the black and gold to be docked money from his weekly paycheck for his role in a scrum with Cincinnati Bengals defensive lineman Wallace Gilberry.

Per Jeremy Fowler of, DeCastro was fined $8,000 for the altercation with Gilberry which saw both players pulling on each other's facemasks while on the ground after a play. DeCastro now joins a very illustrious group of Steelers who have all been docked money this year for one reason or another.

William Gay, Stephon Tuitt, Cameron Heyward and DeAngelo Williams for uniform violations. Chris Boswell and Arthur Moats for facemask penalties. Antonio Brown for celebrating a TD and another fine for fighting in the team's Week 14 game against Cincinnati.

Steelers fans will find this tough to swallow, especially when players like Vontaze Burfict avoid a fine for diving at the legs of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in the Week 14 showdown. Any other fines for the Bengals have not been made public to date.