Mystery surrounds ‘disturbing language’ Chiefs’ Chris Jones used

An odd second occurred in Sunday’s sport between the Chiefs and Colts, during which beforehand winless Indianapolis shocked Patrick Mahomes’ squad for his or her first victory of the season.

Throughout the fourth quarter, the Chiefs’ Nick Bolton sacked Colts quarterback Matt Ryan on third down, in what ought to have pressured a punt and should have put the sport out of attain for the Colts.

Nonetheless, after the play was over, Kansas Metropolis defensive lineman Chris Jones stated one thing to Ryan – and the officers threw a flag, giving the Colts a primary down. The penalty saved the drive alive, and allowed Ryan to throw the game-winning landing to Jelani Woods for a 20-17 victory.

Naturally, many have been curious as to what precisely Jones stated that brought about the officers to throw a flag. Referee Shawn Smith declined to say after the sport, saying it will be detailed within the official sport report. That report is now out – and there’s nonetheless not a ton of readability.

The report said Jones used “disturbing language” and there may be “no place in skilled soccer” for what he stated. Nonetheless, the particular phrases used stay a thriller.

In line with Professional Soccer Discuss, Smith thought he ought to have added taunting to the penalty of unsportsmanlike conduct. The latter penalty is written within the NFL rulebook as “baiting or taunting acts or phrases that will engender in poor health will between groups.”

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It’s a difficult double-edged sword right here; maybe it’s inside Jones’ finest curiosity that the precise phrases he used don’t get out in the event that they have been as unhealthy as they seem. Chiefs followers, nevertheless, should be pissed off with how the officiating was dealt with, and with none tangible proof of what Jones really stated, some might consider the sport was stolen from them by an over-reaching official.

What’s completed is finished, nevertheless, and the Chiefs dropped to 2-1 on the season, nonetheless tied for first place within the AFC West. The Colts are actually 1-1-1 and second within the AFC South behind the Jaguars.

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