The Philadelphia Eagles head of security Dom DiSandro (Big Dom) got into a sideline interaction with San Francisco 49ers LB Dre Greenlaw during the game yesterday.

The incident happened after Greenlaw body slammed Eagles WR DeVonta Smith on their sideline.

Greenlaw was called for a personal foul after this interaction with Big Dom. Both were ejected from the game.

The NFL’s vice president of officiating Walt Anderson provided details as to why Big Dom was ejected.

“The officials had a flag on the field for a personal foul by San Francisco No. 57, and then there was continuing action,” Anderson explained.

. “And so what Rule 19 allows us to do is provide assistance by looking at the video. And we saw video that showed that there was a staff person that made contact with the player and that the player involved, No. 57, made contact with the staff member which warranted his disqualification.

The non-player, he was contributing to that escalation. Rule 19 does not afford us the ability to help the officials in throwing a flag that they do not throw for a non-player. That’s only afforded for a player action.”

Big Dom may face a harsher penalty from the NFL. Some media people are saying it could be a lengthy suspension.

Photo courtesy of Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports


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