Twitter Reaction: Taunting penalty on Bears LB Marsh draws heavy criticism

Chicago Bears linebacker Cassius Marsh gets called for taunting late in the fourth quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Late in the fourth quarter of Monday Night Football, Chicago Bears outside linebacker Cassius Marsh sacked Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on third down.

Normally, this would've led to a Steelers punt, meaning the Bears would have the ball down by three (23-20) with over three minutes to go.

However, after Marsh jumped in the air and did a high kick to celebrate, the referee threw a flag, calling a taunting penalty, giving the Steelers a first down.

Pittsburgh scored a field goal on the drive to go up 26-20. While the Bears replied with a touchdown, the Steelers nailed a late field goal to notch a 29-27 win. Many on social media fervently disagreed with the taunting call.

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