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NFL Admits Error In Dolphins' Loss

Source: Adam H. Beasley, Miami Herald

Dolphins_Caleb_Sturgis_2013Miami Dolphins coach Joe Philbin acknowledged that his coaching staff identified an illegal field-goal block technique by the Ravens that wasn't penalized, an oversight the team turned into the league, NFL.com first reported.

The Ravens? Chris Canty pushed into the back of a teammate on Caleb Sturgis? missed 57-yard attempt at the end of regulation on Oct.?6 ? an infraction that should have resulted in a 15-yard penalty and a re-kick.

The Dolphins were awarded neither, and NFL.com reported the league has since admitted the mistake.

On Tuesday, Philbin declined to get into specifics.

?We turn in plays on a routine basis to the league,? Philbin said. ?That?s all I?m going to say.?

The Dolphins lost to the Ravens 26-23.



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