Not that it would have any bearing on this play but I think there is also a rule about fumbling forwards in the end zone where it can only be recovered by the ball carrier otherwise it comes back or something like that
I think it's really hard to say right now because of the teams we've played. I don't think we are in the top echelon of teams yet, but I think we will get better as we get further into the season because of the way this team is built. We are a tough team built around a stout defense so it will be interesting to see whether we can keep up when we play some high octane offenses like Green Bay, Phili and Indy. In the NFC I think Green Bay are far and away the best team, I think we are on the next level down from them with Seattle, Arizona, Atlanta and Minnesota. We should go into the bye 4-0 so it'll be interesting to see if we start getting some respect by then.