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Sunday Night Football Ends In Controversy

Posted By Sports Talk Florida On December 2, 2013 @ 8:27 AM In News and Rumors,NFL | No Comments

via Ryan Wilson, CBS Sports [1]

Facing a 2nd-and-5 from their own 41-yard-line with two minutes to go and trailing 24-17, the Redskins completed what appeared to be a four-yard pass. That would have made it 3rd and 1 … except the head linesman signaled first down (see at the bottom of the .GIF below), the chains were moved down the field accordingly, and Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan dialed up a first-down play.


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[1] Ryan Wilson, CBS Sports: http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/eye-on-football/24311366/firstdown-controversy-mars-end-of-giantsredskins-game

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