Last season's Defensive Player of the Year appeared to swing a leg in the direction of Green Bay tight end Richard Rodgers as he was getting up after scrambling for a fumble that was recovered by the Packers at the Carolina 37.
Kuechly swung his arms and seemed agitated as he was restrained from behind by back judge Steve Freeman. The linebacker calmed down when he turned around and saw the official, who threw a flag with about two minutes left in the quarter.
Green Bay ended up getting a 34-yard field goal on the drive to extend its lead to 38-3.
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