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Ravens’ Cary Williams shoves ref, stays in game

Jay Busbee
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Cary Williams (29) in mid-ref push. (Getty Images)

If you needed any more evidence that the referees are doing everything they can to let the players play, look no further than Baltimore's Cary Williams, who, in the midst of a second-quarter brawl, shoved a ref right in the chest ... and remained in the game.

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Cary Williams is not pleased. (Getty Images)

We're not sure what Williams' rationale could have been — he appeared from video replays to be getting up from a crouch with full view of the ref. Normally this is an automatic instant ejection, but Williams stayed in the game.

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Williams' Ravens went into the half leading 21-3, so that would no doubt help his mood a bit. But come Monday, we imagine the league will be a little less forgiving than the referees.

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