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.
Joey Crawford evokes strong emotions in basketball fans.
The match report identifies the pitch invader as a player from a rival team.
Imagine "managing" two separate groups of eleven individuals with egos inflated almost as high as their paychecks. And imagine doing this in the most public setting with 40,000 or more people watching every move you make.