VIDEO: 49ers’ DC Vic Fangio fires back at NFL says, “I know the rules.”


How bad were the refs during the San Francisco 49ers-Seattle Seahawks game? 49ers’ DC Vic Fangio did NOT hold back as he was very candid when asked about the numerous personal foul penalties.

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Fouls that were questionable at best, Fangio was asked his thoughts and sarcastically asked San Francisco Chronicle’s Eric Branch, “Why do you think it was a bad call?” Fangio then fired back at the officiating saying:


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