49ers coach Kyle Shanahan was upset with himself that he bought an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty late within the third quarter of the 43-16 loss to Seattle.
“It wasn’t a sensible factor by me and one thing I can’t do,” Shanahan advised reporters Monday.
Shanahan was extra upset at officers Sunday, which bought him the penalty within the first place. A day later, Shanahan calmly defined what set him off.
After 49ers linebacker Fred Warner misplaced his shoe, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson threw the shoe additional behind the road of scrimmage. Warner ran to get his shoe, prompting Wilson to go hurry-up in hopes of getting a free play.
Warner was operating off as Elijah Lee ran on to switch Warner, and the 49ers have been flagged for offsides.
“He needed to go about eight extra yards to select it up,” Shanahan stated. “As he was doing that, they went hurry-up offense, so we had a man 10 yards behind the road of scrimmage attempting to get his shoe that was thrown out of the way in which. They have been on the line, Fred was going to be offsides as a result of he was choosing up his shoe that was thrown. When he noticed that, Elijah tried to assist him out and run on the sector so he might get off. That’s why we bought the penalty.”
The offsides prompted a profane outburst by Shanahan, which drew one other penalty flag.
Shanahan stated he was “attempting to determine” from officers what they will do in that state of affairs “particularly when one other man on the opposing workforce threw it.”
“I’m not saying that he did that maliciously or something, who is aware of, nevertheless it was an uncommon state of affairs and it was my tipping level,” he stated.
Shanahan continued his dialog with officers throughout the timeout between quarters however stated he nonetheless bought no rationalization.
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