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Why did Ware not get a half sack?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by wick, Nov 11, 2012.

  1. wick

    wick Active Member

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    Spencer got full credit for the sack per the ESPN box score. Is it because he forced the fumble?
  2. mldardy

    mldardy Well-Known Member

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    I asked this question in the 2nd half game thread and got no answer. He was the first one on that sack. I don't get it at all.
  3. Joshmil53

    Joshmil53 Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, he definitely got that sack, not sure why it didn't count.
  4. Nunez21

    Nunez21 Active Member

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    i dont think they show half sacks on there, no worries!
  5. Joshmil53

    Joshmil53 Well-Known Member

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    NFL didn't either.
  6. Nunez21

    Nunez21 Active Member

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    Just seen that! hmmm im sure Ware will be making some calls lol
  7. danielofthesaints

    danielofthesaints Well-Known Member

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    If I recall correctly, Spencer had already knocked out the ball of Foles hand before Ware tackled him.
  8. JohnsKey19

    JohnsKey19 Well-Known Member

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    Yeah. Once the ball is knocked out, full sack goes to Spencer. Ware hit him a millisecond later.
  9. adamknite

    adamknite Well-Known Member

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    To me (only watching when it happened and the replays shown on TV, not actually frame by framing the play.) it looked like Spencer had knocked the ball out a split second before Ware actually hit him.
  10. goshan

    goshan Well-Known Member

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    Man nobody wants Spencer to get any credit.
  11. Cajuncowboy

    Cajuncowboy Preacher From The Black Lagoon

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    I thought Ware got there first but could be wrong. I imagine though that the stats will be updated Tuesday to show a half sack for both on the play.
  12. Kilyin

    Kilyin Well-Known Member

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    NFL reviews sacks, Ware will probably get credit before all is said and done.
  13. 4lifecowboy

    4lifecowboy Well-Known Member

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    Ware was there first he hit around the waist and then Spencer hit him.
  14. blackbull

    blackbull Well-Known Member

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    I know right? I haven't been his biggest fan, but this year he is BALLIN! Still wouldn't resign him though.
  15. sureletsrace

    sureletsrace Official CZ Homer

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    I may be wrong, but I think that if a player forces a fumble on the QB as he is being sacked, full credit goes to him, regardless of how many players were in on the sack.
  16. Rack Bauer

    Rack Bauer Federal Agent

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    No, he wasn't. Spencer knocked teh ball out before Ware hit him. Full credit SHOULD go to Spencer for that sack.
  17. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    So what do they do when it's not clear who forced it?

    In this situation clearly Spencer forced it but there have to be times when it's unclear.

    As for this situation they both hit him at pretty much the same time. I'm betting it will be split.
  18. mldardy

    mldardy Well-Known Member

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    Wrong. Neither one of them got there first. It was a simulataneous sack, Ware hit Foles in the legs and then Spencer can after that. Look at the replay. I don't know what the rules are but Spencer didn't get there before Ware. I don't know how Spencer gets full credit for that but I guess it's in the rules.
  19. Shinywalrus

    Shinywalrus Active Member

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    Yep, can't share on a FF, I think.
  20. TheFinisher

    TheFinisher Well-Known Member

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    who cares? lol

    we got the W and that was a great play by both our OLBs.

    Spencer has developed a knack for game clinching sack/fumbles.

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