Originally written on Dallas Cowboys And The NFL  |  Last updated 11/10/14
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GLENDALE, Ariz. – Orlando Scandrick insists he didn’t commit a costly penalty late in regulation in the 19-13 overtime loss to Arizona. But according to the man who signs his checks, there was never any doubt a flag should have been flown. Scandrick was called for an illegal block in the back on a punt return twice. The second flag hurt big time because it negated Dez Bryant’s 35-yard field return to the Arizona 25-yard line. Scandrick insisted he pulled up short and had his hands raised, but replays showed that he made contact with the body. “What am I supposed to do?” Scandrick said. “Next time I’ll just turn around and stop.” Cowboys owner Jerry Jones didn’t let Scandrick or special teams coach Joe DeCamillis  off the hook. “You can’t touch people in the back,” Jones said. “That’s got to be coached. You cannot touch people in the back on kicking. And I’m not being critical of anybody. I’m just … the call was a good call. He hit him in the back.”
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