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The NFL’s broken catch rule almost ruined an instant-classic Super Bowl

Corey Clement and Zach Ertz came dangerously close to becoming more evidence of the NFL catch rule being a problem. Twice in Super Bowl 52, a receiving touchdown for the Philadelphia Eagles was reviewed by officials. Twice, NBC color commentator Cris Collinsworth argued the NFL’s catch rules should overturn those calls on the field. And twice, officials disagreed and determined the touchdowns would stand as called.
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