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NFL Week 11 thread -- Coming straight on like a Mark Moseley field goal

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Cosmo, Nov 17, 2020.

  1. da man

    da man Well-Known Member

    I think
    First, as noted by Spartan, it was not legal. A penalty was called for illegal forward pass, but the Rams declined it as the result of the play made it fourth down.

    Brady threw a pass that hit a defensive lineman and Brady caught the ricochet. He then threw a pass downfield that was caught by Evans, who was tackled short of the first down.

    Penalty declined, play assumedly went down as a Brady completion to Evans.

    Edit: Here's the play description from the official NFL gamebook:

    3-10-TB 34 (12:17) (Shotgun) 12-T.Brady pass short middle to 12-T.Brady to TB 25 for -9 yards. T.Brady pass short middle to M.Evans to TB 42 for 8 yards (J.Johnson III) [M.Fox].
    Penalty on TB-T.Brady, Illegal Forward Pass, declined. Statistically, no completion for first pass as a result of the declined penalty.

  2. DanielSimpsonDay

    DanielSimpsonDay Well-Known Member

  3. UPChip

    UPChip Well-Known Member

    ESPN crew missed a chance to share a well-worn stat nugget on a favorite topic. Brett Favre's first NFL completion was to himself in this manner.
  4. Michael_ Gee

    Michael_ Gee Well-Known Member

    Love the last sentence there. Points are an afterthought when judging an offense.
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