- The non-ejection of Deshaun Watson during the game between the Browns and the Steelers has sparked a debate over inconsistent officiating in the NFL.
- The league's rulebook clearly states that players are not allowed to make physical contact with officials in an offensive or disrespectful manner.
- Some believe that the league's failure to eject Watson highlights a lack of fair enforcement of the rules.
The Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson was not ejected during the game against the Pittsburgh Steelers despite making physical contact with an official. This incident has sparked a debate about the league’s inconsistent officiating and whether the rules are enforced fairly. The NFL’s explanation for not ejecting Watson was that the contact did not rise to the level of a foul. However, some believe that the league office should have called for an ejection to maintain consistency. The Browns ultimately lost the game 26-22, with the deciding points coming after Watson’s fumble.Read more at The Athletic
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