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Report: Steelers OLB coach Joey Porter will be fined by league for going on the field in Wild Card game

Controversy continues to swirl around Steelers coach Joey Porter and him being on the field during the fourth quarter of the AFC Wild Card game Saturday night.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers were given a gift by the Cincinnati Bengals on Saturday night when two untimely personal foul penalties were committed by Vontaze Burfict and Adam Jones in the fourth quarter. Controversy was rampant after the game when Jones spoke to media to talk about Porter instigating players while Antonio Brown was being tended to by medial staff after a Burfict late hit.

As it turns out, per a report from Adam Schefter of ESPN, the NFL plans on fining Porter for being on the field during the injury time out.

This will likely be one of many fines handed down by the league on a night that was filled with hard hits, horrible weather and very questionable decisions at critical times which ended up resulting in the outcome of the game being completely reversed.

Porter was a fiery competitor as a player, and despite not donning shoulder pads and a helmet anymore, he remains the same way as a coach. Now, as being reported, his pay check will have a few less zeros on it, but as it led to a Steelers victory, Porter likely won't mind.