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Recommended Video: Romo nudges ball for 1st down

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by DavidS, Nov 4, 2013.

  1. rcaldw

    rcaldw Well-Known Member

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    I thought the biggest penalty miss was on the long throw to Dez down the right sideline where the DB literally grabbed his shoulders, then let him go about the time the ball arrived. I swear I don't know how some of these calls are being missed.
  2. silver

    silver Well-Known Member

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    Tony should be a natural for the booth when he retires.
  3. Boyzmamacita

    Boyzmamacita The Ultimate Cowbabe Zone Supporter

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    The official was looking right at it and Romo knew it. That's what made it funny. If it had been done behind his back then brought to the official's attention, that May have drawn a flag.
  4. RoyTheHammer

    RoyTheHammer Well-Known Member

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    I was thinking more like Unsportsmanlike Conduct. I'd imagine its a 15 yarder whatever the call.
  5. dstovall5

    dstovall5 Well-Known Member

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    I don't know, but if it would've been a delay of game then that would be some petty stuff. How much would it delay the game for, .2 seconds? Lol, he just "nudged" the ball.
  6. john van brocklin

    john van brocklin Captain Comeback

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    Is was funny but not a wise thing to do.
    No benifit and he could have been flagged.
  7. 65fastback2plus2

    65fastback2plus2 Well-Known Member

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    he has potential to be better than gruden. gruden's booth talk is hilarious.
    silver likes this.
  8. myslamsareolder

    myslamsareolder Active Member

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    I cant believe this wasn't posted. It seems like Romo has a good relationship with refs... even if it seems like he never gets the calls other QBs do...
  9. HowAboutThemCowboys

    HowAboutThemCowboys Well-Known Member

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    Unless I missed it, but why wasn't there a measurement? Of course the yellow line is unofficial, but that was more than close enough for a measurement.
  10. myslamsareolder

    myslamsareolder Active Member

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    I thought the same thing. I thought for sure that was actually a 1st... w/e we won.
  11. rynochop

    rynochop Well-Known Member

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    Cause the kickoff was a touchback, and it was short of the 30.
  12. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    That was funny stuff.
    I think Aikman called it a foot wedge (golfing term for fudging a ball for a better lie).
    Hilarious.

    On a side note, Dallas was truly getting some really crappy spots by the refs yesterday.
  13. 65fastback2plus2

    65fastback2plus2 Well-Known Member

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  14. HowAboutThemCowboys

    HowAboutThemCowboys Well-Known Member

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    what??
  15. BBQ101

    BBQ101 Active Member

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    Since the kickoff was a touch back, it was placed on the 20 yard line. We had to get to the 30 yard line for a first, so no need for the chains. On a touchback, since it is placed on the twenty, the refs know that anything on or past the 30 is a first down.

    BBQ
  16. HowAboutThemCowboys

    HowAboutThemCowboys Well-Known Member

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    Ahh......Ok......it's monday
  17. iceberg

    iceberg nothing is nothing Zone Supporter

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    nuff said.
  18. perrykemp

    perrykemp Well-Known Member

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    Ditto.
  19. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    I'm not sure but I would imagine somewhere in the rule book they have something that covers players deliberately moving the ball once it has been spotted by the official.
  20. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    Romo has perfect Hoculi form on that first down motion, backswing included.

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