Ref Caught Asking Bucs Mike Evans For Autograph After Game, NFL Fans React

Fans are demanding the NFL answer questions over a bizarre interaction between a ref and Bucs wide receiver Mike Evans.

After the Bucs-Panthers game, Panthers beat reporter Sheena Quick filmed a ref chasing down Evans and asking him for an autograph.

According to Football Zebras, the two refs in the video are Jeff Lamberth and Tripp Sutter.

Football Zebras also noted how a ref had been disciplined in the past for asking Brett Favre for an autograph.

Fans didn’t think it was professional for a ref to ask a player for an autograph.

Some fans didn’t think it was a big deal.

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