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steelax04
10-20-2013, 08:37 PM
Controversial penalty on missed field goal gives Jets second life, they beat Patriots in overtime

By Frank Schwab
4 hours ago
Shutdown Corner

Jets coach Rex Ryan sent out Nick Folk for a questionable 56-yard field goal in overtime, and Folk missed as expected. The Patriots were set to take over near midfield and have a great chance to win.

But the referees had other thoughts.

Patriots rookie defensive tackle Chris Jones was flagged for a 15-yard unsportsmanlike penalty. He was called for pushing his teammate from behind. CBS showed the replay a few times, and it didn't seem like Jones deserved a penalty, on first glance. But it decided the game.

Given a second chance and 15 extra yards, the Jets moved a little closer and Folk came on to kick the game-winning field goal. That gave the Jets a 30-27 win over the 5-1 Patriots. The Jets are now 4-3. It was a huge win in the AFC East race.

What made the call seem unusual is it's a new rule and this was the first time it was enforced, according to former NFL vice president of officiating Mike Pereira.

So there was some history made in the Jets win. Jones and the Patriots won't remember it fondly.

http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nfl-shutdown-corner/controversial-penalty-missed-field-goal-gives-jets-second-204458095--nfl.html?vp=1
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Yeah, because the Patriots never had any weird, off the wall, odd rule penalities go in their favor... *cough*tuck rule*cough*

Don't let Belichick's balls chafe your chin too much, Frank.

IowaSteeler927
10-20-2013, 08:45 PM
Rules a rule. Obviously the players didn't know that rule and that falls on the Special Teams coaches. When there's a rule change like that the players should know not to do it. The push wasn't coincidental either, I watched a few times and it almost looks like he was supposed to get behind the guy and push him, in other words I think it was drawn up that way. The Patsies paid for it and honestly I don't feel bad for them at all, especially considering the fact that Brady went to and ultimately won a Super Bowl ring off of A.) Cheating, and B.) The Tom Brady Tuck Rule that screwed the Raiders out of a fumble recovery in that fateful playoff game.

GodfatherofSoul
10-20-2013, 08:55 PM
We got burned when Harbaugh dug up an obscure special teams rule.

Confounding Factor
10-20-2013, 10:25 PM
It's only controversial because it happened against the Patriots.

Fuck the media

teegre
10-20-2013, 10:26 PM
It's only considered "controversial" in New England.

teegre
10-20-2013, 10:27 PM
It's only controversial because it happened against the Patriots.

Fuck the media

I literally posted this as you posted.

Great minds...

jacobo
10-20-2013, 10:28 PM
pats hate aside, thats a clown rule

teegre
10-20-2013, 10:30 PM
pats hate aside, thats a clown rule

It keeps the centers from breaking their necks.

jacobo
10-20-2013, 10:36 PM
It keeps the centers from breaking their necks.

thats a warriors death

fansince'76
10-21-2013, 12:01 AM
Well, considering how the Jets got fucked out of a TD earlier in that game on an EXTREMELY lame offensive PI call and the game shouldn't have even gone to OT to begin with, you'll have to pardon me if I'm not crying any tears over it...

silver & black
10-21-2013, 04:28 AM
Damn, that sucks..........:sofunny::chuckle::toofunny::rofl:: tt02: :flipoff::laughing:

kan_t
10-21-2013, 05:18 AM
Just because the ref called it first time doesn't mean that the call was controversial. It's not like they created it after the play.

TheWarDen86
10-21-2013, 06:28 AM
Couldn't have happened to a better tuck rule.....I mean team.

JonM229
10-21-2013, 07:44 AM
Reminds me of the Lions-Bears game a few years ago where Megatron caught a TD in the back of the end zone at the end of the game.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wq2ohfX_AzI

Bad rule, right call. But fuck the Pats, go refs!

NSMaster56
10-21-2013, 09:35 AM
Anybody else reminded of the infamous Peyton Manning Colts comeback vs. the Bucs thanks to 'leaping'???

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJ26U_MTF7Y

Skip to #3 at around 29 minutes:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dd-yhIrOeB0

steve314
10-26-2013, 01:41 PM
Reminds me of the Lions-Bears game a few years ago where Megatron caught a TD in the back of the end zone at the end of the game.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wq2ohfX_AzI

Bad rule, right call. But fuck the Pats, go refs!

Disagree on the Megatron catch. The rule is fine. These guys are professionals. If they can't hold on to the ball when they hit the ground, they don't deserve a catch.