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News: ESPND: DeMarcus Ware gets credit to extend sack streak

Discussion in 'News Zone' started by WoodysGirl, Nov 15, 2012.

  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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    IRVING, Texas – Elias decided to split the fourth-quarter sack of Philadelphia’s Nick Foles between Anthony Spencer and DeMarcus Ware, giving Ware a streak of seven games with at least a half-sack.

    “The streak is alive, but the thing is we’ve got to keep the streak of winning games,” Ware said.

    Spencer was initially given the full sack and forced fumble that led to Jason Hatcher’s touchdown by the Philadelphia stat crew, but Elias made the change official Wednesday.

    “Why wouldn’t he?” Spencer said with a smile when asked about Ware wanting credit. “He was there. There’s no doubt about that. I told him there have been plenty of times that I was around and I didn’t get half.”

    Read the rest: http://espn.go.com/blog/dallas/cowb...emarcus-ware-wants-win-streak-not-sack-streak
     
  2. sideon

    sideon Well-Known Member

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    Good since he was the 1st to get to him.
     
  3. Cajuncowboy

    Cajuncowboy Preacher From The Black Lagoon

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    I figured this would be the case.
     
  4. Rack Bauer

    Rack Bauer Federal Agent

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    No, he wasn't.
     
  5. justbob

    justbob Just taking it easy

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    Probably a better way of saying that.
     
  6. Rack Bauer

    Rack Bauer Federal Agent

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    Ok... Spencer got to Foles before Ware did...


    Better?
     
  7. Nav22

    Nav22 Well-Known Member

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    Watching it live, I thought Ware got there first by a hair.
     
  8. justbob

    justbob Just taking it easy

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    Well said :D
     
  9. BigDinAZ

    BigDinAZ Active Member

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    I knew it. Ware got there first.
     
  10. hairic

    hairic Well-Known Member

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    Ware's right arm contacts Foles first at the back of his leg. Given the live view vs the replay, Ware likely got there slightly under 0.03 seconds earlier.

    http://imgur.com/a/TXyfR#0
     
  11. AdamJT13

    AdamJT13 Salary Cap Analyst

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    Watching the replay from the opposite end zone frame by frame, it looks like Ware's right forearm makes contact with Foles' leg right before Spencer hits the ball and knocks it out.
     
  12. AdamJT13

    AdamJT13 Salary Cap Analyst

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    Yep, that's what I saw, too. The replay from the other side of Foles (Spencer's side) shows it more clearly.
     
  13. BraveHeartFan

    BraveHeartFan We got a hat. I want a ring.

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    I figured this was going to be the case. I like the call because it's the right one.
     
  14. CowboysYanksLakers

    CowboysYanksLakers Well-Known Member

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    Good... 9.5 sacks for D-Ware, only 1 behind for the lead.
     
  15. TheCount

    TheCount Pixel Pusher

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    The sack is nice but the forced fumble was the actual play there and that goes entirely to Spencer.
     
  16. BraveHeartFan

    BraveHeartFan We got a hat. I want a ring.

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    Agreed. I'm not taking anything away from Spencer. He made the biggest part of the play and that's great.
     

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