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Old 12-13-2011, 07:52 AM   #51
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Old 12-13-2011, 07:53 AM   #52
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Originally Posted by RednibKram View Post
If a receiver would have landed inbounds with both feet but is carried or pushed out of bounds while maintaining possession of the ball, pass is complete at the out-of-bounds spot.
The only problem with this is that this is an old rule. The rule now states that if a guy is pushed out of bounds while in the air or whatever as he is catching the ball and he lands out of bounds because of that push...

then he is out of bounds.
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Old 12-13-2011, 08:10 AM   #53
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He caught the ball .. end of thread, thank you everyone for participating
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He caught the ball out of bounds .. end of thread, thank you everyone for participating
Fixed it for you... end of thread, lets move on...
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According to the way the rules are written it is not a TD. let it go. We still won.
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Old 12-13-2011, 12:34 PM   #56
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If he had been wearing short cleats we would never have this conversation. That being said his front toe cleat touched a white blade of grass. That makes it out of bounds. Period. The hip was down and his leg was down but his knee was not down when he touched the paint.....not yet.
Now to address the toe tap and dragging toe debate. Two toe taps and two feet in bounds is legal. When any part of the body touches it is out of the field of play. So you have two feet brought out of bounds. If you land on just your heels(for whatever reason) and hopped out of bounds without dropping your toes that would be legal. Danno is right.....it was the right call. However, if the refs had given us the TD it would have been hard to over turn. The referees did not want us to win.


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they should just hurry up and rig the whole field with lasers and motion sensors and GPS transponders in the ball and cool stuff, then get robots to play the games!
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Old 12-14-2011, 11:12 AM   #58
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He caught the ball .. end of thread, thank you everyone for participating
believe me I want to agree, and I wanted that touchdown, and I thought they were crazy too. Bobby Hebert agrees with you, so I like that opinion even more.

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.....Bobby Hebert agrees with you......
Really? Oh well if my thinking is as BAD as Bobby Hebert, I can live with that

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Polamalu, or Ed Harris, can't remember which one of those long-haired clowns a couple years back, intercepted a ball in a roll to the sidelines and his hair flopped out of bounds. He got up and ran. Upon further review, his hair flopped out of bounds, therefore he was out of bounds.

Now THERE's an instance of out of bounds that I can GET BEHIND. I abhor dreads and long hair.

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