With about nine minutes remaining in Sunday’s AFC championship between Kansas City and Cincinnati, Chiefs defensive end Frank Clark appeared to take an extra three or four steps and push Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow to the ground after Burrow released a pass he completed to Trenton Irwin.
Burrow reacted by holding out his hands and looking at an official in disbelief. No penalty was called against Clark.
“You see a little tough love right there from Frank Clark to his buddy Joe Burrow,” CBS analyst Tony Romo said during the broadcast.
Social media reactions from some suggested that Clark’s hit of Burrow was more than just “a little tough love”:
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