Deshaun Watson Avoids Penalty Regardless of Pushing Referee


Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson prevented a penalty Monday regardless of showing to push a referee throughout a heated alternate within the fourth quarter towards the Steelers

Watson scampered to the sideline for no acquire, and was then flagged for a private foul after he grabbed the helmet of Kwon Alexander and dragged him towards the bench on Pittsburgh’s sideline.

Tensions flared afterwards, and amid the following chaos, Watson tried to get within the face of some Steelers defenders. An official tried to impede his path, and he could possibly be seen shoving the referee to the facet. 

The quarterback was then pulled away from the state of affairs by tight finish David Njoku and Ethan Pocic after making contact with the referee.

Sometimes, making pointless bodily contact with a referee would end in a 15-yard penalty, and infrequently an ejection would observe. Watson drew an pointless roughness flag for his interplay with Alexander however was in any other case not penalized for his actions.

Watson struggled throughout Cleveland’s 26–22 loss towards the NFC North rival Steelers. He accomplished 22-of-40 go makes an attempt for 235 yards, one landing, one interception and two misplaced fumbles.

Along with the pointless roughness penalty, Watson was later flagged for one more private foul. 


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