The Chargers weren’t proud of an offensive move interference penalty that negated a second-half landing.
“Bull—- name,” large receiver Keenan Allen mentioned, through Jack Wang of the Orange County Register.
Los Angeles trailed the Patriots 18-7 when Philip Rivers hit Travis Benjamin for a 41-yard rating, however the landing was negated by a penalty on Tyrell Williams. Officers dominated Williams picked Benjamin’s defender, nevertheless it appeared two Patriots bumped into one another as Williams moved out of the best way.
“I feel that’s going to be one which we’re going to listen to again from [the league] to say that they weren’t proper,” Rivers mentioned. “But it surely’s too late.”
As a substitute of getting inside 18-14 with 2:40 remaining within the third quarter, the Chargers ended up punting two snaps later.
“That was a clear-cut landing,” operating again Melvin Gordon mentioned.
Chargers coach Anthony Lynn was cautious to not criticize officers however known as it a “huge play of the sport.”
“I didn’t [think it was a penalty],” Lynn mentioned. “However, , I’ve to see the tape earlier than I make that call. The referee known as it, [and] he noticed what he noticed. However I do know we go at that angle after which attempt get out the best way, in order that we don’t choose. That’s what we apply, and Tyrell mentioned that’s what he did. However I don’t know; we’ll see. That was an enormous play of the sport, I’ll inform you that.”