It wouldn't be Monday Night Football without the refs being a major topic of conversation early on. In the first half, the Green Bay Packers were able to jump out to a 7-0 lead against the NY Giants, but these points should have never been put on the board.
That's because the officials gifted the Packers a first down when it was more than clear that Green Bay was stopped short on fourth down. Jordan Love tossed a pass to Dontayvian Wicks, who was stopped short of the sticks - he extended, but he was across the boundry and out of bounds before reaching the first down. The play was reviewed and Green Bay got the ball. What?! You can watch the play here.
A Jayden Reed TD for the Packers should have never counted
What in the world was shown in the review for the call to be overturned? Nothing from what we saw on that run looks conclusive to change things. Giants fans feel like they've been robbed and it's hard to argue with that.
As you could have probably guessed, the Packers were able to take full advantage of getting the ball back, with that drive ending with Reed scoring his impressive touchdown. On that play, both Kayvon Thibodeuax and Adoree' Jackson got a bit too aggressive and completely missed on him:
That score was brutal, but thankfully the Giants were able to even things up at 7-7 thanks to a TD run by Saquon Barkley. A Jordan Love fumble also has Big Blue Nation fired up at MetLife Stadium, but the original TD from Reed should have never happened.
The Giants entered this game as underdogs and the last thing they need is for the guys in stripes to give the Packers any kind of an extra advantage. We can only hope they'll clean things up the rest of the way.