Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/25/12

MINNEAPOLIS - NOVEMBER 29: Matt Forte #22 of the Chicago Bears carries the ball in the second half against the Minnesota Vikings on November 29, 2009 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Vikings defeated the Bears 36-10. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
TD or not TD? While that may sound like a simple question, when it comes to the NFL, the answer can be quite complicated. The real answer is . . . it depends. When a touchdown is called on the field, it is not always a touchdown on the scoreboard. See what I mean? We are in Week 12 of the NFL season, but honestly it doesn't matter what week we're in. Replay is not only a way of life in the NFL -- it has become a central component of every game. I want to focus on a couple of plays that took place in the Minnesota-Chicago game, won by the Bears 28-10 at Soldier Field, where replay played a big role in the outcome. One involved a fumble recovery that was returned for a touchdown, "confirmed" as a score on the field, then reversed to down by contact after a review. The other was a sideline catch in the end zone that was called a touchdown and upheld as such by replay. Let's look at the first play. The situation: Chicago had the ball, first down and 10 at its own 49-yard line wit...
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