The NFL will evaluation video that shows Buffalo Bills defensive finish Jerry Hughes confronting an official within the tunnel of Laborious Rock Stadium after a 21-17 loss Sunday to the Miami Dolphins.
The video shows Hughes yelling at an unidentified official within the tunnel, accusing the official of calling him a “b—-.” Hughes is then restrained by a workforce employees member and a teammate as he continues to shout on the official, “I am going to catch you.”
Jerry Hughes runs off subject and straight to officers, getting within the face of one specifically. Clearly one thing mentioned that set Hughes off. #Bills pic.twitter.com/4uuqHL9mLM
— Jon Scott (@JonScottTV) December 2, 2018
Hughes denied the confrontation to reporters within the locker room shortly later. He additionally mentioned he did “not recall” whether or not an official referred to as him a “b—-” through the recreation.
“Who did? I did what?” Hughes mentioned. “What did I say? If I did go up to the official, what did I say?”
When advised there was video of the confrontation, Hughes repeated to reporters, “I might love to see the video.”
Hughes additionally denied he had any issues with the officiating within the recreation.
“[It was] honest,” he mentioned. “We had our alternatives to make performs and the ball simply rolled of their favor.”