The New England Patriots beat the New York Jets on Sunday by a score of 24-17, but the Pats greatly benefited from an odd officiating decision in the fourth quarter. Trailing 24-14, the Jets appeared to score a touchdown when tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins lost the ball right before the goal line, but then recovered it in the endzone, appearing for it to be a touchdown.
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But the refs said that Seferian-Jenkins fumbled the ball and landed out of bands when he recovered it, which makes it a touchback and not a touchdown.
Do you agree with the call? We’ll have full reaction today on ‘The Huddle.’