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Twitter enraged by questionable calls in Patriots' favor

theScore logo theScore 1/14/2018

a group of football players © Maddie Meyer / Getty Images Sport / Getty Stop us if you've heard this before, but the NFL world isn't happy about the perceived preferential treatment for the New England Patriots by the referees.

First, Titans wide receiver Eric Decker was hit with a questionable offensive pass interference penalty that wiped away a third-down conversion and forced Tennessee to punt. The Patriots took the lead on the ensuing drive.

Later, the officials changed an offsides penalty against the Patriots on a fourth-down punt to a neutral zone infraction against the Titans, giving New England a first down. Again, the Patriots took advantage of their good fortune and engineered a scoring drive.

Twitter wasn't impressed by the performance of the referees:

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