Rob Gronkowski made an incredible but controversial 28-yard reception. On the pitch, the tight end picked up the ball and five games later, the New England Patriots made sure to go on for the interval, winning 21 to 6. However, the replays showed a controversial move mainly because of control of the ball when the 29 years went to the ground. To avoid a review, the Massachusetts team started the next move with speed.
NFL officials in New York tried to catch the referees ‘attention on the pitch, but the call was made too late, Tony Corrente explained after the Pats’ 27-20 victory.
“The situation was that New York called us. But unfortunately, they did not make it to the field officials before the next play started … they got us, but the move had already developed. (She already) had begun, “said Corrente. Watch NFL live stream free game from here.
Because coaches can not challenge during the two minute warning, they are forced to rely on the official review to arrive on time in field officials. If he had thrown the red flag on the field, Bill O’Brien would have been penalized. The head coach could have asked for time in an effort to give Al Riveron, the NFL’s senior vice president more time, however he said he would not do that.
“This is not my job. My job is not to ask for time to make their work easier. I was trying to make sure we were going for the interval losing by 14 to 6. If I ask for time and give the reception, the Patriots would have more time to prepare, “O’Brien said.