BALTIMORE – After what appeared like a transparent case of go interference didn’t not referred to as, even after a replay, the receiver DeAndre Hopkins of Houston Texans referred to as for motion by the NFL
Within the first quarter of the 41-7 lack of the Texans in opposition to the Baltimore Ravens On Sunday, cornerback Marlon Humphrey appeared to seize Hopkins whereas making an attempt to play in the long run zone.
The Texans coach, Invoice O. Brien, challenged the sport, however the name was held and Houston returned the ball.
After the match, Hopkins tweeted: "As a frontrunner of the NFL, we want somebody new to New York to resolve calls."
As a As an NFL govt, we want somebody again in New York to resolve on appeals. https://t.co/szdHjWhKbR
– Deandre Hopkins (@DeAndreHopkins) November 17, 2019
Throughout the low season, the NFL modified its guidelines to permit coaches to problem interference penalties inflicted or not. Beginning at 1:00 pm vs. ET Sunday, coach challenges in go interference are 6 for 58 (10.three%) this 12 months, together with 2 for 37 (5.four%) since week four. The Jets managed to cancel a name Sunday.
When O. Brien was questioned concerning the non-appeal, he replied, "I have no idea anymore what a go interference is." No thought. "
Quarterback Deshaun Watson mentioned the sport may have been a turning level within the sport, however acknowledged that when the decision launched and confirmed, Texans needed to discover a option to transfer on.
"Everybody noticed it," Watson mentioned. The man wrapped him up. However they didn’t make that decision. It’s important to dwell with that. You cannot actually linger on it. This might actually have been a turning level within the sport. A momentum change. However that is simply a kind of calls that didn’t occur like us and we’ve got to maintain shifting ahead.
In week 6 in opposition to the Chiefs, O 'Brien challenged a non-call interference interference in opposition to the tight finish Travis Kelce, this non-appeal was additionally confirmed.