Matthews hit on Cousins not a foul, says competition committee. Well, it’s about time thay changed their tune on that. Ron Riveron’s comments, saying that hit would be used as training tape on what a foul is, is shown up as the bunker mentality knee-jerk foolishness we all knew it was from the start.
The media backlash against the nonsense became so big (ex refs, Rich Eisen, owners, and other committee members weighing in, that it was legal) that Riveron couldn’t sustain his bunker mentality.
Matthews actually called Riveron, whose answer to why it was a penalty was “That’s just the way the rules are written”. Lokks like Ron needs a little re-training.