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if the phantom fumble had been called correctly.....

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would the yardage gained on that play put brees over the marino yardage record?

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Didn't they score a touchdown on that drive anyway through the air? I don't think it would have mattered since they made up those yards a few plays later.

What WOULD have broken the record is if Baker hadn't shanked his punt late. A normal punt would have given Brees enough room to break the record if they had scored.

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Brees pass at the end didn't make any sense, if he was going for the win, he should have thrown deeper

if we was going for the record, he could have gone underneath and still gotten the record

instead he throws somewhere in between, and not only that, it was a horrible pass

that was really a head scratcher

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Brees pass at the end didn't make any sense, if he was going for the win, he should have thrown deeper

if we was going for the record, he could have gone underneath and still gotten the record

instead he throws somewhere in between, and not only that, it was a horrible pass

that was really a head scratcher

Selfish, he was going for the record not the win. Can you imagine if, had Jake been in the same situation going for a record instead of the win, what would have happened here in the huddle?

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That play was called correctly. On the field. The replay overturned it which still baffles me.

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Brees pass at the end didn't make any sense, if he was going for the win, he should have thrown deeper

if we was going for the record, he could have gone underneath and still gotten the record

instead he throws somewhere in between, and not only that, it was a horrible pass

that was really a head scratcher

I think they were going for a hook-n-ladder type deal on that last pass. Otherwise, he would've just dinked/dunked underneath to one of those open receivers to secure the record. And, it looked like Brees' intended receiver may have quit on the route.

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That play was called correctly. On the field. The replay overturned it which still baffles me.

What's funny is in the Broncos -vs- Chargers game (IIRC, maybe hte Cowboys -vs- Eagles game), the opposite type of play happened where a player caught the ball and turned and as quickly as it hit his hands, he dropped it. They called it a fumble.

Yet, when the dude in our game takes 3 steps and loses the ball, it's not a fumble.

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This type of play I believe is the hardest for the ref to judge. Slow motion makes you think the receiver had the ball longer than he did. For most cases, they are right for calling an incomplete pass.

However, this replay has all the signs of a completed caught turned forced fumble.

-Reciever grabs the ball out of the air with two hands and proceeds to land on one foot.

-While his second foot is coming down the ball is tucked away to his chest

-Two feet are planted on the turf with motion of a third step to advance....

-STRIP!

ruling on the field: Complete BS

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What's funny is in the Broncos -vs- Chargers game (IIRC, maybe hte Cowboys -vs- Eagles game), the opposite type of play happened where a player caught the ball and turned and as quickly as it hit his hands, he dropped it. They called it a fumble.

Yet, when the dude in our game takes 3 steps and loses the ball, it's not a fumble.

Yep, saw that. Think it was the Eagles/Cowturds game.

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Selfish, he was going for the record not the win. Can you imagine if, had Jake been in the same situation going for a record instead of the win, what would have happened here in the huddle?

If Jake had been trying to throw it 70 yards into the end zone he would have looked like a bigger idiot. The play was designed to be caught and then they would have tried to lateral it around. No way could Brees throw a hail mary to the 25 to score.

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