INGLEWOOD, Calif.– Los Angeles Chargers defensive conclusion Joey Bosa ripped into the officiating crew in Monday night’s 28-14 gain about the Las Vegas Raiders, contacting them “blind” next a missed keeping phone late in the fourth quarter that finally led to Bosa remaining hit with a most likely high-priced penalty.
“I did not even know they termed the f—ing penalty on me mainly because I was fuming,” Bosa stated though answering a concern about the unsportsmanlike carry out penalty he been given right after he complained about the skipped simply call. “But, I indicate, refs are blind, simple. I am sorry, but you happen to be blind, like open your eyes and do your career. It is so poor it is unbelievable.”
With fewer than four minutes remaining in the recreation and the Raiders experiencing 1st-and-10 at their have 37-yard line, quarterback Derek Carr threw an incomplete go. Bosa, who experienced currently recorded his 50th career sack in the 1st quarter, argued that the referees did not simply call a keeping penalty versus a lineman striving to block him on the participate in. The ensuing unsportsmanlike conduct penalty on Bosa gave the Raiders the ball at the Chargers’ 48-lawn line, down 14 details.
“Fifteen yards, it really is a huge deal,” Bosa explained. “Certainly that’s on me. I ought to by no means eliminate my mood like that, but these fellas have acquired to do a far better career mainly because it is really been yrs of awful missed phone calls left and suitable. It truly is actually pathetic, honestly, but pathetic on me much too for carrying out what I did. Contact or not I have to get a step back and just go to the up coming play, but, gentleman, they seem not to have their eyes open up 50 percent the time.”
The simply call failed to conclude up costing the Chargers, as two performs later on, Derwin James intercepted Carr to all but seal the victory. James claimed the play built up for the 51-yard go he gave up before in the quarter to Raiders receiver Henry Ruggs III.
“That 4.2 pace,” bought me, James said.
The Chargers’ defense confined the Raiders’ offense to 213 total yards as Los Angeles pulled into a 1st-position tie with Las Vegas and Denver in the AFC West.
The Involved Push contributed to this report.