DeAngelo Hall Rips Coaches, Refs After Getting Burned By Dez Bryant

Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall was burned by Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant on the final drive of Monday's game, giving up a 30-yard reception on 3rd-and-21. It was a game-saving play, one that helped set up Dan Bailey's sixth field goal of the game, which sealed Dallas' 18-16 win. Adding insult to injury, Hall was flagged for a facemask penalty while making the tackle, giving Dallas another 15 yards.

After the game, Hall ripped the defensive play-calling that he felt put him in position to fail, as well as the official who threw the flag. From the AP

"I told the ref after that call, that might have been his worst call of the game," Hall said during an expletive-filled rant. "He's going to get demerit points for that call. Because that wasn't no facemask."

On the play the Redskins had eight men on the line - another thing that irked Hall.

"Sooner or later, someone's going to (expletive) figure it out," Hall said. "You don't have to be a rocket scientist. ... The end result was a first down."

CBS Washington has audio of Hall's rant at the bottom of this article (via @granthpaulsen). For what it's worth, Mike Shanahan defended the play-calling:

"We had a chance to have a sack there. He did a good job scrambling and made a play," Shanahan said. "It happens. That's the nature of the game. It didn't work."

As Mike Prada points out at SB Nation DC, Hall has a history of questioning defensive coordinator Jim Haslett: 

This is not the first time Hall has criticized Haslett's defensive strategy. After a loss to the Houston Texans last season, Hall expressed his displeasure at not being called on to cover Andre Johnson on the game-tying touchdown.

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