San Francisco 49ers defensive end Arik Armstead took issue with an alleged «dirty play» committed by Jacksonville Jaguars offensive lineman Brandon Scherff on Sunday.
In the midst of the 49ers’ 34-3 drubbing of the Jaguars, Armstead accused Scherff of tripping and kicking him early in the game. Armstead left the game in the first quarter with a knee injury, but was able to return to action. They asked him about it after the game.
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«He tripped me, kicked me in the knee and ruined my day…I didn’t know what happened,» Armstead said, via NBC Sports Bay Area. «I have a lot of respect for him, but if he had tripped me or kicked me in the knee, I could have been seriously hurt. It was just a dirty play.»
Armstead had a half-sack and three tackles during the game.
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He has played in all nine of the 49ers’ games so far this season. He has recorded three sacks with 18 tackles on one of the best defensive lines in the NFL.
San Francisco reached out to Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence five times.
Javon Hargrave had 1.5 sacks, Nick Bosa had 1.5 sacks and Chase Young had half a sack in his 49ers debut.
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The 49ers improved to 6-3 on the season and the Jaguars fell to 6-3. San Francisco is tied for the division lead with the Seattle Seahawks. The Jaguars are in sole first place in the AFC South.