Steelers' Mike Tomlin defends Trai Turner after ejection: 'Somebody spit in his face'

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Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Trai Turner was ejected from his Week 2 game against the Las Vegas Raiders after he appeared to spit on an opponent.

After Sunday’s game, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin came to the five-time Pro Bowler’s defense, saying somebody spit in Turner’s face first.

Pittsburgh Steelers Chuckwuma Okorafor, left, and guard Trai Turner slow down Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Maxx Crosby as quarterback Ben Roethlisberger throws a fourth quarter touchdown at Heinz Field. The Raiders won the game 26-17.
(Philip G. Pavely-USA TODAY Sports)

The Raiders defeated Pittsburgh 26-17, to improve to 2-0. The Steelers dropped to 1-1. 

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