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Referee forgets what to call a facemask penalty by saying it's 'grabbing the helmet opening'

To be fair, he isn’t wrong.

Being a referee is hard. However, calling a facemask something else is not really the hard part of the job.

After a Colts facemask penalty, referee Jeff Triplette called it as “grabbing the helmet opening.” It was pretty funny.

If we’re calling things by their real names, here’s some other things:

  • Camel: hot moose
  • Raccoon: trash panda
  • Ice: water croutons

“Grabbing the helmet opening,” come on, Jeff.