The NFL has fined Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward $22,050 for using abusive language toward a referee.
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The Pittsburgh Steelers endured a heartbreaking loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who beat them on a game-winning touchdown pass with seven seconds remaining in the fourth quarter.
Although it did not occur when the Steelers had lost the game, defensive end Cameron Heyward felt frustrated during the game as he was hit with an unsportsmanlike conduct flag in the third quarter.
This penalty was for using abusive language toward an official, and Heyward has been fined $22,050 by the league for this incident. It is unknown exactly what he said though.
Here is a tweet from NFL Network reporter Ian Rapoport releasing the news of this fine.
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#Steelers DE Cameron Heyward was fined $22,050 for unsportsmanlike conduct — using abusive language towards an official
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 3, 2014