A late hit ignited a late-game bout of fisticuffs in Sunday's Arizona Cardinals-San Francisco 49ers game.
The inciting incident was a late hit from former Niners and current Cardinals safety Antoine Bethea on San Francisco quarterback C.J. Beathard. Bethea hit Beathard in the helmet after the QB slid down at the Arizona 46-yard line after a 10-yard run with under four minutes to go in the final frame. Bethea was penalized for unneccessary roughness, but not ejected.
In the ensuing hullabaloo, Rucker shoved Hyde down to the ground, and the running back, upon standing, attempted to punch the veteran lineman. Reddick was also involved.