This referee took his liberty to throw a flag for ‘contacting a referee ’s a whole new level.
After Earl Thomas returned a fumble 33 yards for a TD, the safety celebrated by hugging with an official, and was slapped with a 15 yard penalty for it.
The No Fun League strikes again!
Here’s the play that lead to the celebration.
Earl Thomas recovers and runs for 6!pic.twitter.com/OqLv9MeTXq
— uSTADIUM (@uSTADIUM) October 30, 2016