Dallas Cowboys defender Duck Prescott was eliminated last Sunday by the San Francisco 49ers in the Wild Card round of the NFL Playoffs 23-17, and after the game he made comments in which he indirectly supported some fans who were throwing bottles at the stadium. gaming officials, those comments cost him his pocket.
Tough NFL Decision
On Thursday, the NFL announced that Prescott received $25,000 in funding. for the aforementioned comments in which he mentioned “A credit to them then, credit to them”, referring to fans after a question from a reporter at a press conference immediately after the game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
At first, Precott realized that the bottles had been thrown at the Cowboys players and said he was saddened by the fans’ reaction, but when it became clear to him they were officials, he changed his mind.
Reason for Dak Prescott’s comments
Prescott’s anger at the referees was mainly due to the last game, when he failed to score and time ran out after the head coach called out a carry. Mike McCarthy with 13 seconds on the clock when he was swept away and the authorities’ slowness prevented him from playing another game.
This Tuesday, in a statement, “Team America“The quarterback expressed regret over the above comment.
“I deeply regret the comments I contacted the officials after the game on Sunday. I was overcome by the emotions of a disappointing loss, and my words were inappropriate and unfair.”
“I keep NFL officials highly appreciated and always respected their professionalism and the difficulty of their work. The safety of everyone who attends a game or participates on the field of a sporting event is a very serious matter. It was a mistake on my part and I’m sorry.”