Some fans didn't embrace the encounter between the ref and the Patriots star quarterback, long accused of receiving preferential treatment.
The NFL referees' union said it "will challenge this reckless decision."
Black officials Danielle Scott and Angelica Suffren quietly made history on Tuesday.
The suspect allegedly gunned down the official after being shown a red card.
An early candidate for most unsportsmanlike play of the year.
The match report identifies the pitch invader as a player from a rival team.
Punches, blood and words were flying.
He won't be punished for his actions.
He's standing up for his decisions on the pitch.
Are National Football League referees, in addition to their duties policing a chaotic game of borderline violence, also supposed to serve as grade school hall monitors?
Usually it’s the players who become the story after a game, but one ref overshadowed both the Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys on Sunday with one call...or rather, non-call.