New England Patriots running back Sony Michel appeared to have committed a helmet-to-helmet penalty by lowering his helmet against Indianapolis Colts safety Clayton Geathers on Thursday night.


As the rookie running back was attempting to make his way to the end zone, he seemed to lower his head and target Geathers. The end result was Indy’s starting safety having to be taken to the locker room under the concussion protocol.

Check the play out here.

Given all the scrutiny the NFL has received for calling penalties on defenders when it comes to similar plays, it seems there’s somewhat of a double standard.

The football world agreed.