SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Nick Bosa was a scare Monday night, collecting two sacks and an amazing 14 pressures against the Rams.
Could the 49ers’ pass-rushing virtuoso have done more damage? Bosa thought he was detained at least once – and no flag was raised.
“It was kind of obvious,” Bosa said at his locker on Wednesday. “(The officer) was looking down instead of where he should be looking.”
Bosa said he complained after the play in question.
“I said, ‘(the O-Lineman) attacked me,'” Bosa recalled. “And I think[the officer]said something like ‘He can do that.’
“So I don’t think he understood me.”
Bosa can hope there was a misunderstanding. Because when offensive linemen are actually allowed to attack him forward, it becomes much more difficult to charge the passer.
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Of course, many believe Bosa has already fought his way through a lot of uncalled holds. A certain famous game in Super Bowl LIV fueled this notion. So did Bosa’s older brother, Joey, who lashed out at officials during a press conference last season.
“Referees are blind,” said Joey Bosa at the time. “I’m sorry, but you’re blind. Open your eyes and do your job. it’s so bad It’s incredible.
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