Referee Garth DeFelice goes toe-to-toe with LeGarrette Blount (GIF)
LeGarrette Blount scored four — that’s right, four — touchdowns in the New England Patriots’ win over the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday night. The former Oregon star has rushed for 355 yards and six touchdowns in his past two games and has been virtually unstoppable. Despite that, he was no match for referee Garth DeFelice.
Tempers began to flare in the fourth quarter with the Patriots up 21 points, but DeFelice was not about to let the game get out of hand. When a minor scuffle broke out, DeFelice got right in the 250-pound Blount’s face and cleared him away from the pack.
Patriots fans should be thanking DeFelice. The last thing New England needs is to be without Blount in the AFC Championship Game next week, and we know he has a history of not being able to control his temper. DeFelice was doing everyone a favor.