The Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles squaring off at the Super Bowl LVII was as exciting as expected.
The game had everything: From explosive offensive plays, to an electric Halftime show, with even the referees being not-so-bad for the most part.
However, you know they couldn’t finish the season without a controversial, game-deciding call, as that had been the trend throughout the whole campaign.
This time, the refs called holding on Eagles CB James Bradberry, who was guarding WR JuJu Smith-Schuster.
The call resulted in a Chiefs’ first down that allowed them to run out most of the clock before kicking a field goal.
So, even though the Chiefs would’ve still scored a field goal regardless of the call, the refs robbed us from watching what Jalen Hurts could’ve done with nearly two minutes left in the clock.
That’s why NBA superstar LeBron James — who was booed every time he was shown on the screen — took to Twitter to voice his frustration with the referees:
Sorry but I don’t like that call! Not for the Super Bowl man! 🤦🏾♂️
— LeBron James (@KingJames) February 13, 2023
James stated that you could not let that kind of play decide the outcome of a Super Bowl, adding that Bradberry’s hold didn’t affect Smith-Schuster’s route.
And while we may all agree with The Kings’ two cents, Bradberry actually admitted that he did — indeed — hold him and that he hoped the refs would let that call slide.
Still, regardless of what Bradberry said, I think we all should side with James on this one.
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