Las Vegas Raiders defensive sort out Jerry Tillery was ejected within the second quarter of Sunday’s recreation in opposition to the Los Angeles Chargers for an egregiously late and soiled hit on quarterback Justin Herbert.
As Herbert was scrambling to his proper and going out of bounds, Tillery got here in at full velocity and delivered a late, excessive hit to Herbert which despatched the quarterback flying by means of the air.
Tillery, who was Herbert’s teammate as lately as final season, by no means even confirmed any signal of slowing down despite the fact that it was clear the quarterback was going out of bounds.
It appeared like he went in with some actual intent and knew precisely what he was doing.
The hit didn’t sit nicely with the Chargers bench, which instantly swarmed round Tillery and practically kicked off a sideline brawl. If you’ll hit a quarterback that late, you positively don’t need to do it on his personal sideline.
Except for the private foul penalty and the ejection, that can be the kind of play that would end in a suspension from the NFL. It takes an terrible lot to attract a suspension from the NFL, however one thing that late in opposition to one of many league’s elite quarterbacks is the kind of factor that would do it.