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I've never seen that signal before.  Since when does double fists, arms spread, signal a fair catch/give up???  I'm wondering when that became a legal signal and/or why the call was overturned?!?!?

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Because he clearly gave himself up and that would have been the most horrendous call in the history of the sport, just my opinion though.

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He should have followed the rules. That would have really helped us get momentum.

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8 minutes ago, BuffaloBillsGospel said:

Because he clearly gave himself up and that would have been the most horrendous call in the history of the sport, just my opinion though.

 

Yet if a Houston player picked that up and ran it back for a TD it probably would've counted and not been overturned. And people everywhere would think it was a legit TD and mocking us.

 

 

 

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5 minutes ago, BuffaloBillsGospel said:

Because he clearly gave himself up and that would have been the most horrendous call in the history of the sport, just my opinion though.

I get this and understand but little things matter.  He made a mental error and he got a pass.  

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If you need to rely on a BS call like that then you don't deserve to be there in the first place. Even at the time I thought I hope they overturn it because that's all that will be talked about after the game. Rather we won it fairly, sadly they didn't!

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And who were those men in black jumpsuits who casually walked up and told the referee what to call? Weird. Never seen that before. Didn't see them again after the game. 

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6 minutes ago, BuffaloBillsGospel said:

Because he clearly gave himself up and that would have been the most horrendous call in the history of the sport, just my opinion though.

I'm sorry, but no he didn't.  By rule, the only way to clearly give yourself up, is by calling fair catch, or knelling.  I guess he could have laid down and curled up in a ball as well.  

 

By rule, he fumbled. 

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He clearly surrendered the return, under the new rules the play was dead 

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3 minutes ago, RobbRiddick said:

If you need to rely on a BS call like that then you don't deserve to be there in the first place. Even at the time I thought I hope they overturn it because that's all that will be talked about after the game. Rather we won it fairly, sadly they didn't!

 

Houston just relied on a BS blindside block rule to win.

 

Why is blocking a guy while coming back to your endzone an automatic penalty? He blocked him like any normal legal block would look facing the other way.

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Just now, peterpan said:

I'm sorry, but no he didn't.  By rule, the only way to clearly give yourself up, is by calling fair catch, or knelling.  I guess he could have laid down and curled up in a ball as well.  

 

By rule, he fumbled. 


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Idk, in the past that definitely would have been a live ball. But when the ball is kicked into the end zone now, as soon as it touches the ground it's dead now. So I don't see how that's a live ball. 

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1 minute ago, peterpan said:

I'm sorry, but no he didn't.  By rule, the only way to clearly give yourself up, is by calling fair catch, or knelling.  I guess he could have laid down and curled up in a ball as well.  

 

By rule, he fumbled. 

Actually by rule it was an illegal forward pass. 

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1 minute ago, peterpan said:

I'm sorry, but no he didn't.  By rule, the only way to clearly give yourself up, is by calling fair catch, or knelling.  I guess he could have laid down and curled up in a ball as well.  

 

By rule, he fumbled. 


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8 minutes ago, BuffaloBillsGospel said:

Because he clearly gave himself up and that would have been the most horrendous call in the history of the sport, just my opinion though.

So how do you feel when someone is running for a break away TD and drops ball while celebrating before endzone? I mean his intent was obviously to score TD

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Horrible call! Either fair catch or take a knee! These putz announcers saying " Common sense" pisses me off! In 50+ years of watching pro football I have NEVER seen a player just stand there and get a free pass like this. HORRIBLE CALL!!!!!!

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Posted (edited)

Let’s not cry about this call...

 

There are a few other ones that were worse 

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Just now, Ethan in Portland said:

Actually by rule it was an illegal forward pass. 

so a safety

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9 minutes ago, BuffaloBillsGospel said:

Because he clearly gave himself up and that would have been the most horrendous call in the history of the sport, just my opinion though.

Did you get the memo?  This is the part where we Bills fans B word about the officiating and discuss how it resulted in us losing.

 

Again.

 

 

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If he decided to run and scored a TD that would have counted.

 

100 percent that would have counted.

 

Ticky tack but that should have been a safety.

 

 

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