Flopping accusations are not just an NBA phenomenon anymore.
On Sunday, the
That is, until it was called back.
During the return, Chiefs cornerback
“(James) knew he was outflanked, so he literally flopped,” Chiefs coach
On the ensuing drive, the Chiefs had to settle for a field goal with only 52 seconds remaining in the game.
Even had the penalty not been called, the Chiefs still would have to recover an onside kick or force a three-and-out. But Kansas City would have been within three points with 2:43 remaining.
After the 19-12 loss, the Chiefs dropped to 1-1 on the season.
“Tyreek and his return … if it was basketball it probably would have been ruled as a flop,” Reid said.