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Replacement officials in a game between Arizona and Seattle needed several minutes to determine whether the Seahawks had any timeouts left after calling one in the closing seconds.
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll called timeout with 30 seconds left, but the officials had announced three plays earlier Seattle used its last one when receiver Doug Baldwin was injured.
After huddling, then meeting with two different people from the sideline, the officials determined the previous stoppage had been on an incomplete pass, so the Seahawks were not charged with a timeout. NFL rules require teams to use a time out for an injured player with the clock running in the final two minutes.
The NFL is using replacement officials while the regular officials are locked out.
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GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Replacement officials in Sunday's game between the Cardinals and Seahawks made a potentially crucial mistake Sunday, awarding Seattle an extra timeout in the closing seconds.
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— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) September 10, 2012
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A misinterpretation of the injury timeout rules led to the Seahawks being given an extra timeout at a crucial time at the end of their game against Arizona.
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Any Given Sunday…
Arizona 20, Seattle 16
When: 4:25 PM ET, Sunday, September 9, 2012
Where: University of Phoenix Stadium, Phoenix, Arizona
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