It was the latest in a string of food-related incidents involving the Arizona Cardinals.
After the team was blown out by the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, the fans were upset.
They threw rice balls at the team and even threatened to kick them out of the stadium.
Fans also took a photo of the team’s mascot and posted it on social media.
They took the photo of Cardinals mascot, Mr. Rice, who has been seen at a number of local restaurants, according to the Cardinals website.
One fan, James McGlone, said he posted the photo to Instagram after the game because he didn’t want to leave the stadium and said he’s a “lone wolf” with a “bad taste” in his mouth.
McGlones father, Michael, told the Arizona Republic he didn’ t know he was going to be a part of the protest.
“I was just going to see what the game was about, but I wasn’t going to do anything about it,” McGlones father said.
He added, “If it helps a little bit, I’m not going to sit in the parking lot and be like, ‘That’s my son.'”
McGloone said he thought the Rice family’s mascot was going too far.
“You could just tell that they were a little angry,” he said.
“They just looked like they were really upset, and it just looked a little out of control.
It just looked really bad.”
After the game, McGlooones father decided to go to his favorite local restaurant and eat some rice balls.
He said he saw people eating the Rice Balls and it was a little overwhelming.
“When I saw it, I thought, ‘I hope that’s not what it is,'” he said, “because it looked like someone had been doing that for years.”
The Rice Balls controversy was not limited to the stadium, however.
The Arizona Cardinals tweeted photos of the Rice balls that were being thrown at them Sunday, and McGlos father was not the only one to notice.
“The #Cardinals were upset about some of the food they were served at today.
What was the reason for it?
Rice balls,” one person wrote on Twitter.
Another person posted photos of Rice Balls at a Taco Bell in the stadium parking lot, and another person posted Rice Balls outside a local restaurant.
Cardinals general manager Steve Keim later posted a tweet to the team that said, “#Cardinals fans are now protesting food.”
On Monday, the Cardinals announced they would no longer serve food at the stadium until the team addressed the incident.
“As a team, we want to be open to dialogue and learn from each other and move forward,” Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said.
The Cardinals will be in San Diego on Monday night for a game against the 49ers.