- Apr 18, 2005
- Reaction score
There was no "pull and turn"...players thumb inadvertently hit the facemask, which is not a penalty, then pulled the shoulder pad...complete digression call there, but the hit was not against the NFLs own rules.
Tough call to make in real time, but the ref who called it had no clear view of the play since he was behind it, hence the controversy.
just finally watched a replay. I can kinda see why lions fans are upset, but still facemask. Its really difficult to argue that shouldnt be a facemask when there is clear contact with the facemask and rodgers head swung (even if it was probably voluntary)