Steelers players not staying quiet regarding the officiating in Week 8
The Pittsburgh Steelers have plenty to be worried about considering they are on a short week with the Tennessee Titans coming to town on Thursday Night Football. However, sometimes there are bigger issues which players can’t get over.
Sometimes it is a missed opportunity, like a dropped pass, and other times it’s a blown call by the officiating. For the Steelers after their Week 8 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars, it was more of the latter.
After the game, kicker Chris Boswell took to his Instagram to share some still images on his IG Story about how the 55-yard field goal which was negated by an offsides penalty…a penalty which shouldn’t have been called.
See the still images below:
Steelers kicker Chris Boswell’s current Instagram story pic.twitter.com/uXEMYOMHtF
— Amanda Godsey (@AmandaFGodsey) October 29, 2023
If that wasn’t enough, and that was pretty minor compared to Diontae Johnson’s post-game media session. Johnson didn’t hold back when criticizing the officiating after the 20-10 loss.
See the clip below:
Diontae Johnson is NOT happy about the refs pic.twitter.com/s6GgfuHzun
— Mike DeFabo (@MikeDeFabo) October 29, 2023
Will this linger, or will the Steelers be able put this loss behind them to prepare for the Titans on Thursday night? That will be the true test for the Steelers as they hope to win their 5th game of the season.
Be sure to stay tuned SCN for the latest news and notes surrounding the Steelers as they prepare for the Titans in Week 9 of the regular season.