Polamalu Fined $10,000 for Using a Cellphone Sunday

Steelers safety Troy Polamalu was fined $10,000 for using a cellphone in the bench during the Steelers’ 17-13 win over the Jaguars.

Polamalu had borrowed the phone to let his wife know that he was okay after leaving the game in the fourth quarter with a concussion.

According to NFL rules, “possession of cell phones, PDAs or other electronic equipment in the bench are during a game is strictly prohibited by league policy beginning 90 minutes before kickoff through the end of the game.”

Polamalu was fined $15,000 after Week 1 for a horse-collar tackle on Baltimore Ravens running back Ricky Williams.


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