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Old 09-11-2018, 03:48 PM   #1
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NFL admits Marcus Davenport foul was a mistake

Marcus Davenport had his NFL debut on Sunday for the New Orleans Saints, and while the rookie defensive end is technically on the books for committing a roughing the passer penalty in the game, the league now admits that it didnít even happen.

National Football League vice president of officiating Al Riveron said that Davenport was wrongly called for illegally hitting Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick and the Saints should not have been docked 15 yards as a result.

Too little, too late perhaps for Saints fans, who watched their team get drubbed by a division rival to start a season that many analysts say should result in the team winning their second Super Bowl. But it is something for the league to admit their mistake.

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NFL admits Marcus Davenport foul was a mistake

Marcus Davenport had his NFL debut on Sunday for the New Orleans Saints, and while the rookie defensive end is technically on the books for committing a roughing the passer penalty in the game, the league now admits that it didnít even happen.

National Football League vice president of officiating Al Riveron said that Davenport was wrongly called for illegally hitting Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick and the Saints should not have been docked 15 yards as a result.

Too little, too late perhaps for Saints fans, who watched their team get drubbed by a division rival to start a season that many analysts say should result in the team winning their second Super Bowl. But it is something for the league to admit their mistake.

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They are taking the whole 'protect the QB' stuff WAY too far. I get it. He's the franchise. Whatever, it has altered the game such that it is no longer 'safe' to tackle the QB. If they can't hit him he shouldn't be allowed to advance past the LOS via the run. I have spoke - Roger, make it so...
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Fine the official a whole week's paycheck for that!
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Horrible rule. I understand driving and spearing someone into the turf. But, tackling and not allowing you body weight to fall on them is impossible. Right after that play. I say Brady get sacked. Hard. Thought there would be 17 flags and the swat team. Nothing. Ridiculous rule.
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Fine the official a whole week's paycheck for that!
YES this!!! Whats to stop them from making sh!t calls?? Hit them in the wallet that"s how.
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See, I'm not even upset about the Davenport call as I'm p*ssed about the infamous inadvertent whistle...

...the play where Michael Thomas fell to the ground, got up, untouched, and scored a TD - the difference, with PAT, in the game!!!
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They are taking the whole 'protect the QB' stuff WAY too far. I get it. He's the franchise. Whatever, it has altered the game such that it is no longer 'safe' to tackle the QB. If they can't hit him he shouldn't be allowed to advance past the LOS via the run. I have spoke - Roger, make it so...


Total bull ****e I saw it it was clean as taught and they keep manipulating the game till it will be chickens ****tin on squares so sic of it could have been game changer
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Originally Posted by jeanpierre View Post
See, I'm not even upset about the Davenport call as I'm p*ssed about the infamous inadvertent whistle...

...the play where Michael Thomas fell to the ground, got up, untouched, and scored a TD - the difference, with PAT, in the game!!!


Again he didnít give himself up where they are from or thinking is beyond me they have to let those things be overruled period
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Fine the official a whole week's paycheck for that!
You donít want that precedent
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See, I'm not even upset about the Davenport call as I'm p*ssed about the infamous inadvertent whistle...

...the play where Michael Thomas fell to the ground, got up, untouched, and scored a TD - the difference, with PAT, in the game!!!
If youíre poíd about that Iím sure youíre absolutely livid over our two fumbles. Easily a 10 point swing there..
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