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According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Elias Sports Bureau, the official statistician for the NFL, has changed the first quarter fumble by Pittsburgh Steelers running back Isaac Redman to a Ben Roethlisberger fumble for no gain.
Elias changed Redman's fumble into the #Titans end zone to a Roethlisberger fumble for no #Steelers gain.
— Ed Bouchette (@EdBouchette) September 12, 2013
The play in question happened with 8:22 left in the first quarter. On third and one from the Tennessee Titans 6 yard-line, the Steelers attempted a fullback dive to Redman with time winding down on the play clock. Roethlisberger's handoff was never fully controlled by Redman and that is most likely why Roethlisberger is now being charged with the fumble instead.
Dan Fouts, who broadcasted the game Sunday for CBS Sports, suggested during a replay of the turnover that Roethlisberger was too high with his ball placement on the handoff. I have included an animated gif of the play be...
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