Some San Francisco 49ers followers took to social media slack Sunday to vent their displeasure over what they are saying perceived to be missed or questionable calls by the Gargantuan Bowl LIV officials that at the minimal contributed to their team’s demise.
The SFGate internet pages pointed to some calls in explicit that came reduction to haunt the 49ers in their 31-20 loss to Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs in Miami Gardens.
Maybe the most momentum-altering play was when 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo took a chief hit from a Chief’s linebacker that some followers acknowledged must occupy been known as for helmet-to-helmet contact. There was no name and the accumulate pages pointed out that Mahomes, on the ensuing drive, led the Chiefs to a lag-ahead landing.
The file additionally pointed out an offensive pass interference name on tight slay George Kittle that turned around a 42-yard originate that can occupy map the 49ers up for a subject honest try before the half. Some on social media claimed Kittle extended his arm to invent separation, however the resolution was nonetheless painful for 49ers followers. The NFL has been criticized for being inconsistent with the guideline.
Apart from those two performs, SFGate spotted a missed offside name and a handful of roughing the passer no-calls.
Despite some criticism on social media, many viewers posted congratulatory tweets for the Chiefs after they managed to climb reduction from a 10-point deficit in opposition to one of many league’s most formidable defenses.
Mahomes and the Chiefs had been down 20-10 heading into the fourth quarter. The quarterback threw a 1-yard landing pass to Travis Kelce with 6: 13 left to nick the ranking. Then, with 2: 44 left, Mahomes chanced on Damien Williams on a 5-yard landing pass to do the Chiefs ahead.
Williams would then do the dagger into the hearts of the 49ers with a 38-yard speeding landing to do the sport out of attain.
It’s the first Gargantuan Bowl victory for the Chiefs in 50 years. Kansas City hadn’t won since Gargantuan Bowl IV.
Charles Robinson, an NFL columnist at Yahoo Sports, wrote an article that denied the claim that officiating impress the City by the Bay a title.
“When it was at some stage in, the 49ers’ transient watch of the damage in their 31-20 loss told them that most of what befell Sunday night was self-inflicted,” he wrote. “Whether or no longer it was blown coverages, inopportune turnovers or simply lacking game-altering opportunities (ogle: Garoppolo overthrowing Emmanuel Sanders slack within the sport), San Francisco’s deflated locker room had simply well-liked the Gargantuan Bowl loss for what it was. Leading 20-10, the 49ers didn’t end the vogue they wanted or wanted.”
Fox News’ Ryan Gaydos, in Miami, contributed to this file