Ejected Seahawks player tries charging into stands to fight fans after they threw something at him

  • Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Quinton Jefferson was one of two players ejected for an on-field scuffle with the Jacksonville Jaguars late in the game.
  • As Jefferson left the field, he got into a confrontation with opposing fans and tried climbing into the stands to fight after someone threw an object at him.
  • Jefferson was stopped before he get into the stands.


The Seattle Seahawks-Jacksonville jaguars game turned ugly late after a scuffle on field and near-scuffle between a player and fans.

As Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles took a knee to run out the clock in the final seconds, two Seahawks defenders hit him late, starting a fracas on the field.

Seahawks defensive tackle Quinton Jefferson was ejected for fighting, and as he made his way into the tunnel, turned back to argue with nearby fans in the stands. As the two parties exchanged words, someone appeared to throw an object at Jefferson, setting Jefferson off. Jefferson tried climbing into the stands to fight the fan, but was stopped by security before the situation escalated.

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JACKSONVILLE, FL - DECEMBER 10: Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Quinton Jefferson (99) has a heated exchange with Jacksonville Jaguars offensive lineman during the game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Jacksonville Jaguars on December 10, 2017 at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Fl. (Photo by David Rosenblum/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
JACKSONVILLE, FL - DECEMBER 10: Defensive End Quinton Jefferson #99 of the Seattle Seahawks heads back to the locker room after being ejected from the game in the last few seconds against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field on December 10, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida. The Jaguars defeated the Seahawks 30 to 24. (Photo by Don Juan Moore/Getty Images)
JACKSONVILLE, FL - DECEMBER 10: Defensive End Quinton Jefferson # 99 of the Seattle Seahawks confronted a group of Jaguars fans after he was nearly hit by flying objects thrown from the stands. Jefferson had to be restrained by Seahawks staff and ushered into the locker room in the last few seconds of the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field on December 10, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida. The Jaguars defeated the Seahawks 30 to 24. (Photo by Don Juan Moore/Getty Images)
JACKSONVILLE, FL - DECEMBER 10: Defensive End Quinton Jefferson # 99 of the Seattle Seahawks confronted a group of Jaguars fans after he was nearly hit by flying objects thrown from the stands. Jefferson had to be restrained by Seahawks staff and ushered into the locker room in the last few seconds of the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field on December 10, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida. The Jaguars defeated the Seahawks 30 to 24. (Photo by Don Juan Moore/Getty Images)
JACKSONVILLE, FL - DECEMBER 10: Defensive End Quinton Jefferson # 99 of the Seattle Seahawks confronted a group of Jaguars fans after he was nearly hit by flying objects thrown from the stands. Jefferson had to be restrained by Seahawks staff and ushered into the locker room in the last few seconds of the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field on December 10, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida. The Jaguars defeated the Seahawks 30 to 24. (Photo by Don Juan Moore/Getty Images)
JACKSONVILLE, FL - DECEMBER 10: Defensive End Quinton Jefferson # 99 of the Seattle Seahawks confronted a group of Jaguars fans after he was nearly hit by flying objects thrown from the stands. Jefferson had to be restrained by Seahawks staff and ushered into the locker room in the last few seconds of the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field on December 10, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida. The Jaguars defeated the Seahawks 30 to 24. (Photo by Don Juan Moore/Getty Images)
JACKSONVILLE, FL - DECEMBER 10: Defensive End Quinton Jefferson # 99 of the Seattle Seahawks tries to climb up in the stands to confronted a group of Jaguars fans after he was nearly hit by flying objects thrown at him. Jefferson had to be restrained by Seahawks staff and ushered into the locker room in the last few seconds of the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field on December 10, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida. The Jaguars defeated the Seahawks 30 to 24. (Photo by Don Juan Moore/Getty Images)
JACKSONVILLE, FL - DECEMBER 10: Defensive End Quinton Jefferson # 99 of the Seattle Seahawks confronted a group of Jaguars fans after he was nearly hit by flying objects thrown from the stands. Jefferson had to be restrained by Seahawks staff and ushered into the locker room in the last few seconds of the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field on December 10, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida. The Jaguars defeated the Seahawks 30 to 24. (Photo by Don Juan Moore/Getty Images)
JACKSONVILLE, FL - DECEMBER 10: Defensive End Quinton Jefferson # 99 of the Seattle Seahawks confronted a group of Jaguars fans after he was nearly hit by flying objects thrown from the stands. Jefferson had to be restrained by Seahawks staff and ushered into the locker room in the last few seconds of the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field on December 10, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida. The Jaguars defeated the Seahawks 30 to 24. (Photo by Don Juan Moore/Getty Images)
JACKSONVILLE, FL - DECEMBER 10: Defensive End Quinton Jefferson # 99 of the Seattle Seahawks confronted a group of Jaguars fans after he was nearly hit by flying objects thrown from the stands. Jefferson had to be restrained by Seahawks staff and ushered into the locker room in the last few seconds of the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field on December 10, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida. The Jaguars defeated the Seahawks 30 to 24. (Photo by Don Juan Moore/Getty Images)
JACKSONVILLE, FL - DECEMBER 10: Defensive End Quinton Jefferson # 99 of the Seattle Seahawks confronted a group of Jaguars fans after he was nearly hit by flying objects thrown from the stands. Jefferson had to be restrained by Seahawks staff and ushered into the locker room in the last few seconds of the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field on December 10, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida. The Jaguars defeated the Seahawks 30 to 24. (Photo by Don Juan Moore/Getty Images)
JACKSONVILLE, FL - DECEMBER 10: Defensive End Quinton Jefferson # 99 of the Seattle Seahawks confronted a group of Jaguars fans after he was nearly hit by flying objects thrown from the stands. Jefferson had to be restrained by Seahawks staff and ushered into the locker room in the last few seconds of the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field on December 10, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida. The Jaguars defeated the Seahawks 30 to 24. (Photo by Don Juan Moore/Getty Images)
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It was nearly an ugly moment for the Jaguars, Seahawks, NFL, and everyone involved.

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Jefferson is sure to hear from the league for the incident and could even face suspension for attempting to go into the stands. Meanwhile, the fans who threw objects should be banned from arenas if they are caught.

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