Dak Prescott left Dallas Cowboys fans furious after his request was misheard by referee Walt Anderson.
The NFC East side saw off last year’s Super Bowl finalists 44-21 in a crushing win.
And one man they have to thank is Prescott, who made two touchdown passes and 212 passing yards.
But the quarterback was involved in a huge error at the start of the game at the AT&T Stadium.
In the clip, Anderson is throwing the coin in the air before the first kick.
And Prescott has called it right, earning the choice of whether to kick or receive.
The 26-year-old quickly replies: “Defence.
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“We want to kick it.
“We defer to second half.”
And the NFL official accepts this while the team prepares for the kick off.
Anderson did not appear, though, to hear the 26-year-old asking to defer, thinking the Cowboys start wanted to start the game with a kick.
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This allowed Rams quarterback Jared Goff to say they would receive in the second half.
It meant the NFC West side were allowed to receive the ball in the first and second half.
The NFL officials did correct the decision, though, as the Rams kicked to start the second half.
This footage has been viewed more than 370,000 times on Twitter.
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And Cowboys fans were left fuming at the referee’s miscommunications with Prescott.
“What the actual f***,” one said.
Another commented: “You hate to see it.”
While a third held nothing back.
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“Anderson should be fired for being old and deaf,” they said.
And a fourth simply added: “Wow.”
It comes as Prescott is in a contract crisis with the Cowboys after months of failed talks.
Despite the five-touchdown win, a place in the play-offs is not secure as they sit second to the Philadelphia Eagles.
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