The Giants fell quick in a last-gasp effort to tie the sport and misplaced to the Buccaneers 25-23 on “Monday Night time Soccer” after failing to transform a 2-point try.
The potential game-tying play with 28 seconds remaining sparked controversy on social media as officers picked up a flag that was initially thrown for cross interference towards Tampa Bay.
Bucs rookie Antoine Winfield Jr. broke up a Daniel Jones cross supposed for Dion Lewis however was flagged late on the play. After a convention, officers dominated Winfield didn’t commit PI, sealing the win for Tampa Bay.
Giants coach Joe Decide wasn’t proud of the choice to choose up the flag. He could possibly be seen flattening his masks after the sport and saying “It is a f—ing joke.” (WARNING: Obscene language under.)
Decide wasn’t fairly as colourful in his postgame feedback, but it surely was clear he nonetheless wasn’t happy.
“I believed they made the proper name after they threw the flag,” Decide mentioned. “So I am unsure why it obtained picked up. We had a fairly good view. I do know they can not use the Jumbotron to (view the) replay. We had a fairly clear view of that as properly. However I believed (discipline decide Nathan Jones) made the proper name the primary time, and I believed, ‘Usually, your first intuition is true.’
The Giants at the moment are 1-7 after eight video games in Decide’s first season on the helm, although at occasions they’ve performed higher than their file reveals. 5 of their seven losses have been by eight factors or fewer.