The NFL pretty much can’t stop apologizing to the Lions for the way it handled the officiating on Matthew Stafford’s critical third-down pass in the fourth quarter of last weekend’s playoff game.
While the play didn’t decide the game, it certainly had an influence on the Cowboys’ ability to come back and win, which they ultimately did. You would imagine Stafford was pretty upset at the time of the call.
And you’re right! He was mic’d up, which means we get to hear his reaction. It’s pretty reasonable, actually. It’s mostly incredulous — like he just watched someone cut in line in front of him at the frozen yogurt shop or something.
“Bro, really? You’re doing that? I had just picked my flavor. Unbelievable.”
In any event, here’s the video: