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Rowdy Falcons fan in south Forsyth calls 911 after wife confiscates TV remote

SOUTH FORSYTH — Football fans love to cheer on their teams in both happiness and anger, but one south Forsyth woman just couldn’t take her husband’s support of the Atlanta Falcons anymore.

According to the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded Sunday to reports of a verbal domestic dispute at a home off Windermere Parkway and Buford Highway (Hwy. 20).

According to an incident report, a 56-year-old Atlanta Falcons fan was cheering after a touchdown when “his wife, who was upstairs resting, came down upset and took away the TV remote.”

The woman advised deputies that she had been “asleep upstairs and her husband’s boisterous fanfare was keeping her awake.”

When she grabbed the remote and “told her husband to be quiet,” he called 911 to request a report for documentation.

Neither spouse was arrested and no charges were filed. It remains unclear whether the fan regained control of the remote.

The Falcons will appear on TV again tonight, when they take on archrival the New Orleans Saints. Kickoff is set for 8:25 p.m. on CBS.