Watch Raiders' Maurice Hurst Get Awful Roughing-the-passer Call Vs. Jets

There's wanting to protect the quarterback, and then there's this.

In the second quarter of Sunday's game, the Raiders were trying to hold the Jets to a field goal during a goal-to-go scenario. Oakland rookie Maxx Crosby was being Maxx Crosby, and Maurice Hurst joined him to sack New York quarterback Sam Darnold.

Sounds normal, right? Well, not necessarily. The refs, for some reason, called Hurst for roughing the passer.

Here's the play: 

It appears Crosby was just as surprised to see a yellow flag on the field.

What else was Hurst supposed to do? He was trying to sack Darnold before Crosby took down the QB.

The Raiders appeared to have the same thoughts ...

Darnold scored a touchdown on the next play to give the Jets a 10-3 lead. So, definitely a game-changing call.

Crosby got his sack later on, however ...

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