Browns burned by bogus pass interference call in loss to Chargers

By Jeff Risdon

The Cleveland Browns fell to the Los Angeles Chargers in an epic shootout on Sunday. But the Chargers got a major assist from the officiating crew on a critical call that dramatically altered the game script.

Cornerback A.J. Green was flagged for a controversial (to be kind) defensive pass interference penalty on a Chargers fourth down. The interference on the play was quite clearly committed by Los Angeles WR Mike Williams. A drive that should have been over was instead boosted by the 33-yard penalty. Los Angeles would go on to score a touchdown.

It’s one of the worst calls you’ll ever see in an NFL game.

Don’t take my word for it. There are multitudes of people who will tell you how awful the call was in favor of the Chargers.

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