The New York Giants committed a costly unnecessary roughness penalty on a dead play, which gave the Arizona Cardinals 15 yards and a first down.
New York Giants linebacker Jameel McClain got carried away on a play against the Arizona Cardinals that was called dead.
After the whistle was blown to signal a dead play, the linebacker continued to attempt a sack on Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton.
The play was ruled a late hit, and the Giants were flagged by the refs for unnecessary roughness, which gave the Cardinals 15 yards and an automatic first down. This led to the Cardinals taking an early 7-0 lead.
Here is a video from Vine of this costly play by the Giants.