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So apparently Lions head coach Jim Schwartz isn’t the only NFL coach that doesn’t know the rules of throwing the challenge flag and Jordy Nelson might be the smartest guy on the Packer sideline (coaches included). During the 4th quarter of Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings, Packers head coach Mike McCarthy threw a challenge [...]
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Jim Schwartz may have signed a contract extension with the Lions this past offseason, but his postion is reportedly still going to be evaluated.
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This was an utterly bizarre series of events. Packers WR James Jones stretched out to score, and when he went to the turf, the ball came out. The referees ruled it to be a fumble that was recovered by the Vikings.This play that was a turnover would automatically be reviewed by the officials, but Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy threw his challenge flag anyways; proving Jim Schwartz...
Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy nearly cost his team a touchdown by throwing a challenge flag on a play by the goal line that was likely already going to be reviewed. Luckily for Green Bay, wide receiver Jordy Nelson did his best to cover his coach’s tracks. Nelson picked up the challenge flag and tried hiding it around his waist as he was walking off the field. Nelson...
Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson could be in line for a spot at head coach after he's done playing. The referees ruled that James Jones fumbled the ball at the one yard line and the Vikings recovered it, but clearly he had broken the goal line before he fumbled which would result in a touchdown. The play would automatically be reviewed, but Packers head coach Mike McCarthy...
Mike McCarthy very nearly Jim Schwartz’d himself by throwing a red flag to challenge a fumble. That could have been a catastrophe had McCarthy not thrown it after the officials had already decided to review it, given the inane rule the NFL has about coaches throwing a red flag before an automatic review. Nevertheless, the Packers were penalized 15 yards for the challenge flag toss...
On the strength of a 73-yard gain, Packers receiver Jordy Nelson had three catches for 87 yards and a touchdown Sunday against the Vikings in his return to the lineup.Fantasy Spin:Nelson missed the previous three games due to a hamstring injury. He missed a fourth game earlier this season and will close with seven touchdowns and 745 yards in 12 games, down from 15 and 1,263 last year.
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