Originally posted by DonnieDarko:
So Clay Matthews commited a late hit on a QB, the punched Joe Staley twice and we got flagged? Makes no sense.
Glad to see that Karma paid a little visit to the Packers
Yup. If there is ever a time for the refs to not flag a retaliation, that was it. When someone takes a blatant cheap shot at your QB, of course there will be retaliation. Throw the flag on the guy who deserves it, Matthews. But not Staley.
It's one thing if the ref only sees the retaliation and not the instigator. But we all saw what Matthews did. It was a disgusting play. Punish the instigator, not the guy who comes to the defense of his teammate. Staley didn't do anything crazy, just got in Fabio's grill.
Of course the media makes a big deal about the refs mistakenly giving the 49ers a replay of 3rd down. But you know what? They never make that call if Matthews plays clean football. What goes around, comes around.
[ Edited by SofaKing on Sep 8, 2013 at 9:37 PM ]