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Gotta love the NFL...

Discussion in 'Football: NFL, College, High School' started by leroy, Nov 16, 2006.

  1. leroy

    leroy Contributing Member

    Jun 25, 2002
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    I run a head-to-head league on Yahoo. I had originally lost this past week by 4 points. That is until...

    Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily news, reports the NFL has changed Philadelphia Eagles WR Reggie Brown's catch and fumble that resulted in a fumble recovery and touchdown for RB Correll Buckhalter has been changed. The NFL ruled Brown did not have possession before Buckhalter caught his deflection, giving Buckhalter a 55-yard touchdown reception instead of a fumble recovery. WR Reggie Brown now has one catch for 18 yards during the Week 10 game. QB Donovan McNabb now has 257 yards passing in addition to the 55-yard touchdown pass.

    That lovely stat correction turned a 4 point loss into a 3 point win (6 for the td and 1 for 50 yds passing). It also put me back in 1st place all by my lonesome.

    Gotta love it!
  2. BobFinn*

    BobFinn* Contributing Member

    Feb 10, 2000
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    Funny how my NFL.com league has yet to add these stats for McNabb.

    The guy I was playing has McNabb. Not that it makes a difference in the outcome, I still win, but it is odd that the official NFL site hasn't recognized this change in the stats.

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