Originally Posted by skinsscalper
On a play where a player is going to the ground you have to maintain possession THROUGHOUT the entire process. Since the ball wasn't secured completely before going to the ground, he didn't establish possession.
The refs blew the call, but I'll take it.
Thanks for the clarification. It was a great effort on Dez's part regardless. Let's give him credit for even being in position to make it close. Most receivers aren't that gifted.