NFL officials set to review incident where refs asked Buccaneers Mike Evans for autograph

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The NFL will review an incident in which two officials appear to have been caught on camera asking pirate receiver Mike Evans for an autograph.

Mike Evans #13 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signs a fan card during a pre-game game against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on October 23, 2022 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
© Photo by Eiken Howard/Getty ImagesMike Evans #13 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signs a fan card during a pre-game game against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on October 23, 2022 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

In an age where everything is documented with video or photos, it is best to avoid any problem. Two NFL officials will have to do some clarification They were apparently caught on camera asking Mike Evans subordinate Tampa Bay Buccaneers to sign it After the Carolina Panthers won 21-3 against the falter box.

The NFL CBA is very clear that no NFL the reviewer “You shall not … ask players, coaches or any member of the team for autographs or souvenirs.” The aforementioned incident was captured on film by reporter Sheena Kwik and the officials involved have been identified as side judge Jeff Lamberth and line judge Trip Sutter.

The video shows that Lamberth is calling Evans to sign, Sutter appears to point to Evans where he signs, and the player signs the paper or card and goes on his way.

Looks like NFL references are asking Mike Evans for his autograph

The NFL will review the matter early Monday, and the two officials have not issued a statement or comment. Jeff Lamberth has been in charge for 20 seasons, while Tripp Sutter is the veteran reference for four years.

As far as the game goes, Mike Evans had nine passes for 96 yards on Sunday, and the Buccaneers dropped to 3-4 in the poor NFC Southern division while the Panthers were 2-5.

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