Even though we are in the “dead zone,” the NFL will always have news and give us something to talk about. Pass interference has been a hot topic. The latest update will create more questions than answers.
To summarize, automatic replay review will be initiated for pass interference only when the replay official spots, while looking at the play in real time or while screening full-speed reviews, clear and obvious calls or non-calls of offensive or defensive pass interference.
It sounds good until you run into situations like this:
At NFL Media Summit, #NFL SVP of Officiating Al Riveron is showing us the new OPI/DPI review rules. Week 15 between #Chiefs/#Chargers. DPI is called. Automatic review under 2 minutes. This play would be offset. Mike Williams guilty of OPI, negating Fuller's DPI. Down replayed. pic.twitter.com/LxNb2g07JI— Michael Giardi (@MikeGiardi) June 18, 2019
So the NFL is admitting a mistake? Surely, this will go over well.
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