While the famous Sunday draw in the NFC championship game will not be examined at the moment, a so-called laser that targeted Tom Brady will be.
According to ESPN, quoted by a league spokesperson, the NFL "will examine the report" from a Kansas City news station that a laser was allegedly thrown at the Patriots' quarterback during the league's championship game. AFC at Arrowhead Stadium.
KMBC-TV reporter William Joy posted a video on Twitter that appeared to show a flashing green dot near Brady's face.
Our photographer, Turner Twyman, surprised a person pointing to what appears to be a laser pointer on Tom Brady's face last night. Play between the "sleeve" that was not and Sorensen int. @NFL, @Patriots and @ Chefs all of them said that they were not aware of the incident. pic.twitter.com/ejWBQ6i64C
– William Joy (@ WilliamKMBC) January 21, 2019
The patriots acknowledged that they were aware of the report but declined to comment.
Despite the incident, Brady guided New England to a 37-31 overtime win over the Chiefs to secure a ticket to the team's third consecutive Super Bowl.
The Patriots will face the Rams in the championship game on February 3 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.