The San Francisco 49ers were on the receiving end of a questionable call last night against the Seattle Seahawks, and there were many who were not happy.
Having started the season in a strange way, splitting their first eight games of the season to go 4-4, the San Francisco 49ers have become the best team in the league, releasing six consecutive points and not only. clinched a spot in the playoffs, but also the NFC West after their win over the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday Night Football.
What makes it stand out is that they were able to do this despite being surprisingly lucky when it comes to the quarterback. Starter Trey Lance was injured early in the season, so he was replaced by last year’s starter Jimmy Garoppolo, but the past few weeks have seen them lead by Brock Purdy and while their quarterback play has been impressive, that’s nothing compared to their defense. .
Coming into their game with the Seahawks last night, the defense allowed the fewest points of all teams on 13 plays and the fewest yards, and while there are many players who help make it happen, arguably the biggest impact is the defensive lineman. Nick Bosa.
Bosa brings home the San Francisco 49ers
The 25-year-old Bosa is making a strong case to be the 2022 NFL Defensive Player of the Year with his numbers. He currently leads the league with 15.5 sacks, while also registering 41 tackles, 16 of which were for loss, and 38 quarterback hurries.
However, Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith last night caused an uproar on the internet, as the 49ers pick-six was called for what the referees deemed ‘passer abuse’.
Video: San Francisco 49ers TD given up after ‘passer’ call on Nick Bosa:
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On the surface, it looks like a clean, late hit, but given the timing of Smith’s throw, it’s not too bad, maybe that’s why there were many reporters, commentators and former players who watched the incident who were upset. decision where it is said:
It’s a good thing the 49ers were able to win the game, otherwise there could have been a big argument brewing if that seven-point swing continued to affect the outcome.
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