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  1. NovaScotiaPatsFan

    NovaScotiaPatsFan In the Starting Line-Up

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    On the Ben Watson/Champ Bailey play that should have been a touchback. WE would have gotten the ball at the 20 right?
     
  2. CTPatsFan

    CTPatsFan Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

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    Correct. At the Pats 20.
     
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    harveyw Practice Squad Player

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    Yes we would have Nova...but there was inconclusive evidence. Either way, it was a great character play by Watson, the only guy not to give up at the end of the play.
     
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    upstater1 Pro Bowl Player

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    I don't think the "conclusive evidence" rule should apply when the refs are 30-40 yards away from the play. If the refs didn't see it and don't know what happened, then go to instant replay and decide. This conclusive evidence rule when the refs have no clue what happened is completely bogus.

    You need to amend the replay rules. When the play is so far away from the refs or when no refs can see what happened, they should have the ability to just go to the instant replay automatically to decide the outcome. This is what they do in the NBA. The refs decide to look at the replay, rather than having the coaches issue a challenge.
     
  5. drew4008

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    Obviously...
     

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