NFL Fans Hilariously Lose Their Minds Over Bizarre Towel Call In Bears-49ers Game

NFL Fans Hilariously Lose It Over Bizarre Towel Call In Bears-49ers Game

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The Chicago Bears-San Francisco 49ers game is an absolute mess right now all thanks to the poor conditions of Soldier Field. Even so, both teams are trudging on in their NFL season opener. However, fans lost their minds a bit after witnessing a bizarre penalty.

NFL Fans Hilariously Lose It After Bears Called For Bizarre Towel Penalty

According to Field Yates, Chicago was flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct after the holder, Trenton Gill, tried drying off the field with a towel. We didn’t know that was a rule, but it makes sense. That’d be like a pro golfer clearing their ball out of the heavy rough or something.

Also, who in their right mind thinks a towel is going to suddenly dry up a spot on a field that’s basically a shallow lake at this point? It’s just a horrendous penalty and of course, it was committed by the Bears. Either way, NFL fans let Chicago hear it.

Never heard of it until today.

Don’t forget to bring a towel!

It’s hard to argue with this guy.

Well, it makes sense to us. Maybe not to some Bears fans though.

At the end of the day, the NFL referees are following a rule that’s likely been in place for quite some time. This may, or not be the first time it’s ever been called. Whether Bears fans like it or not.

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