The NY Giants apparently believe they were screwed by refs on Thursday night.
Late in their game against the Washington Football Team, Giants defensive lineman Dexter Lawrence were called on a crucial offsides penalty during a missed field WFT field goal that ended up costing them the game.
Dexter Lawrence jumps offside as Hopkins misses the game-winning field goal.
On the next chance, Hopkins send Washington home with the win 🤯pic.twitter.com/fa9X9nUXgx
— ClutchPoints (@ClutchPointsApp) September 17, 2021
While watching slow-mo replay of the play in question Giants believe Lawrence was not offsides.
Yeah…. Dexter Lawrence wasn’t offside he just got a perfect jump on the snap 🤦
— Alex Wilson (@AlexWilsonESM) September 17, 2021
According to former NY Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes the team believes Lawrence was not offsides after watching the coaches’ film.
Just confirmed with a Giants source that Dexter Lawrence was NOT offsides (coaches film).
The referees missed it and the Giants will get the obligatory phone call from the head of officials saying, sorry we missed it. 😤😤#TogetherBlue
— 𝗟𝗮𝘄𝗿𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗧𝘆𝗻𝗲𝘀 (@lt4kicks) September 17, 2021
Update:The NFL believes the offside call on the Giants’ Dexter Lawrence on Washington’s missed field goal was correct according to the Washington Post’s Mark Maske.
The NFL believes the offside call on the Giants' Dexter Lawrence on Washington's missed field goal was correct, source says: "He was offside." That source says "two separate officials called it at the same time" and the accuracy of the call has been supported by video evidence.
— MarkMaske (@MarkMaske) September 17, 2021