Or it could have been one of many questionable calls or noncalls throughout the game, which was a rematch of last season's AFC championship.
“I'm not going to comment on that,” Belichick said. “You saw the game. What did we have, 30 penalties called in that game?”
Actually, there were 24 flags thrown, 10 against the Patriots. Regardless, Belichick can rest assured that the league will have something to say to him about it -- and that his wallet may be a bit lighter afterward.