Eagles followers on Twitter are ceaselessly an sad bunch. On a move interference name towards Darius Slay on Sunday, they could’ve had a case.
Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger tried a move down the best sideline to James Washington within the first quarter Sunday. Slay was enjoying press protection on Washington, and the pair battled down the sphere. About 15 yards down the sphere, Slay briefly put his arms on Washington’s left shoulder. That drew an official’s flag for defensive move interference, a spot foul that went for 21 yards for the Steelers.
Slay’s penalty appeared a bit tender no matter the place the soccer was thrown, however Roethlisberger’s throw additionally sailed out of bounds and possibly had a case to be uncatchable, too. Pittsburgh concluded the drive with a Chase Claypool speeding landing that put the Steelers up 7-0 on the Eagles.
A 3-time Pro Bowler, Slay joined the Eagles within the offseason after enjoying the primary seven seasons of his NFL profession with the Detroit Lions. According to NFLPenalties.com, Slay was known as for 3 defensive move interference penalties within the 2019 season.
Pass interference has ceaselessly been within the information throughout the 2020 NFL season because of an offseason rule change — move interference is not a reviewable name. Whether a flag is thrown on the sphere or not is ultimate.
Cowboys receiver Michael Gallup was known as for offensive move interference in Week 2 on a late move down the sphere from Dak Prescott. It would’ve been mechanically reviewed within the sales space with lower than two minutes remaining within the recreation. If the decision had been overturned, Dallas would’ve had an opportunity for a game-tying area aim. The Cowboys wound up dropping 20-17.
The Rams additionally felt laborious carried out by a defensive move interference name in Week 3 towards the Bills, when Josh Allen threw a fourth down move to Gabriel Davis that was dominated DPI, and Buffalo went on to attain.
Philadelphia rapidly answered again with a landing after the Steelers opened the scoring Sunday, as Miles Sanders ran 74 yards for a rating on the following drive.