Secure to say that Joey Bosa wasn’t proud of the efficiency of the officers throughout the Charger’s “Monday Evening Soccer” win over the Raiders.
Bosa tore into the referees after the sport and particularly griped a couple of 15-yard unsportsmanlike conduct penalty he acquired with below 4 minutes left within the recreation and the Chargers main by 14 factors.
“I did not even know they known as the f—ing penalty on me as a result of I used to be fuming,” Bosa stated to reporters after the sport, per ESPN. “However, I imply, refs are blind, easy. I am sorry, however you are blind, like open your eyes and do your job. It is so unhealthy it is unbelievable.”
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Boas believed that he had been held on the play and was shouting on the referees in its wake. Evidently, his complaining went on too lengthy and that penalty allowed the Raiders to maneuver the ball throughout midfield.
Bosa was nonetheless offended concerning the play after the sport but additionally acknowledged that he wanted to higher preserve cool when calls do not go his approach.
“Fifteen yards, it is a huge deal,” Bosa stated. “Clearly that is on me. I ought to by no means lose my mood like that, however these guys have gotten to do a greater job as a result of it has been years of horrible missed calls left and proper. It is actually pathetic, actually, however pathetic on me too for doing what I did. Name or not I’ve to take a step again and simply go to the subsequent play, however, man, they appear to not have their eyes open half the time.”
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Fortunately for Bosa, the penalty did not matter a lot. Derwin James intercepted Derek Carr simply a few performs later. That allowed the Chargers to run the clock down to 2 minutes and power the Raiders to make use of all of their time outs. That successfully sealed a victory.
Bosa was a power throughout the contest and notched a sack — the fiftieth of his profession — within the Chargers’ 28-14 victory. He credited Los Angeles’ recreation plan for permitting that to occur and he took somewhat shot at Carr, who was sacked 4 instances, in his postgame press convention as effectively.
“We knew as soon as we hit him just a few instances, he actually will get shook,” Bosa stated. “And also you noticed on [Christian Covington’s] sack, he was just about curling right into a ball earlier than we even obtained again there. Nice dude, nice participant…however we all know when you get stress on him, he type of shuts down.”
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The Raiders will definitely use that as bulletin board materials once they tackle their divisional rival within the last week of the 2021 NFL season.