The NFL has not only decided that falling at the feet of a quarterback and brushing your finger tips across the quarterback is roughing the passer, they also have decided it’s worth a $20k fine.  That’s what Steelers pass rusher T.J. Watt was fined for his phantom roughing the passer call on Falcons QB Matt Ryan.

Here is the play in question:

Here is the fine announcement from Adam Schefter:

If you’re confused by the roughing the passer call on this play and the fine that followed, you’re not alone.  T.J.’s brother J.J. Watt is also confused by it and he took to Twitter to question it.

The NFL is ruining America’s most popular sport one roughing the passer call at a time.