Editor’s note: An additional tweet has been added to the end of this post showing Lions TE Brandon Pettigrew grabbing the face mask of Dallas LB Anthony Hitchens.
The Dallas Cowboys just beat the Detroit Lions 24-20 to advance to the next round of the NFL playoffs, but the win is not without controversy. Tweeters are none too happy with some of the officiating calls that went against the Lions tonight and have taken to Twitter using the hashtag “#fix” to express their outrage:
Here’s the video of the play:
And it looks like from the video that the ref picked up the flag after Dallas star Dez Bryant ran onto the field to argue it:
Wow. And here’s another penalty that wasn’t called against the Cowboys:
Could this be the way it works?
After reporting earlier tonight that Gov. Christie was at the game, we knew his name would come up again, but not like this:
Or maybe it wasn’t the NFL at all?
We’re just asking questions.
Update 10:10. Dallas fans are pointing to this angle of the disputed no-call on pass interference to make their case that, at the very least, there should have been offsetting penalties on the play. You bet the judge: