Ref Bizarrely Causes Fumble By Hitting Ball In The Air With Penalty Flag During Cardinals-Jaguars Game

It’s been a pretty bizarre day in the NFL.

In the early slate of games, we saw a kicker recover his own kick during a kickoff and now a ref has caused a fumble by hitting the ball with a penalty flag.

In the first quarter of the Jaguars-Cardinals game, Rondale Moore was set to field a punt but the ref threw a flag and unknowingly hit the ball in the air with a penalty flag resulting in a fumble.

Here’s a slow motion replay.

Thankfully the Cardinals recovered and there was no controversy on the play.

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