Originally written on Diehardsport  |  Last updated 10/20/14

Via Diehard Sport:

Justin Forsett scored the longest run in Texans franchise history, an 81-yard dash against the Lions on Thanksgiving. However, it would not have been ruled a touchdown if it weren’t for the Lions coach Jim Schwartz having thrown the challenge flag.

The refs ruled a touchdown on the field and Jim Schwartz challenged the play. The challenge was illegal and it negated the automatic review which would have ruled Forsett down.

2 Comments:
  • The Detroit Lions put up a gallant challenge to the Texans on Thanksgiving Day. The controversial call (or lack of)that scored a texas touchdown reminded me of the Gore/Bush decision from Florida in 2 presidential elections ago. Coincidence of partiality ?
    Let's stick to the rules of good sportsmanship by players and referrees alike......call it like you see it. If you don't see it review it.
  • If the coach did not let his emotion get in the way and did what he was paid to do this would have never happened! He has done this before and cost his team a well fought victory!!!
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