Joey Porter May've Gotten the Game Ball Last Night After Provoking Pacman Jones Flag

Part of out of control ending that led to Steelers win.

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Joey Porter hasn't played in an NFL game in almost five years, but last night his unnecessary presence on the field led to an additional 15-yard penalty to give the Steelers an extremely makeable field goal (which they drilled) to beat a Bengals team that completely imploded. Afterward a Steelers beat writer (who may've been making a joke?) claimed that the Pittsburgh assistant was gifted the game ball:

At 12:46 a.m., I'll be on national @ESPNRadio. Very shortly. Podcast later on the site.

— Dejan Kovacevic (@Dejan_Kovacevic) January 10, 2016

.@Dejan_Kovacevic on a national radio interview reports that the #Steelers gave Joey Porter the game ball. What a night. #NFLPlayoffs

— Timothy Pontzer (@TimothyPontzer) January 10, 2016

Which is something he can probably auction this week to pay his impending fine...:

Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter will be fined for coming on to field Saturday night and engaging Bengals players, per a source.

— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 10, 2016

...Which is surely no consolation to Cincinnati fans wondering why he was out there in the first place.

[via @Dejan_Kovacevic]

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