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Mike Pereira on some good officiating in the Week 16 battle between the Redskins and Eagles.
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-- tablet. Both the next big thing is they're brought to you by the Samsung Galaxy note to -- Week sixteen in the National Football League and the playoffs are becoming clear but how about when it gets a little more clear. By way of a penalty that ends the game and that is just what happens in the eagle redskin game when the Eagles are driving down for the tying score eight seconds to go in the game. Eagles are out of timeout. Falls rolls out of the pocket attempts to throw the ball away by getting them back to the line of scrimmage ruling that's an incomplete pass. Refereed at hockey league and his -- get together. And decide that the ball did not get back of a five yard line which is where it was -- front so it became. Intentional grounding. And way back in 1955. Rules makers put together a new rule that said that certain fouls could not be committed that might give the offense an advantage and let them run more plays. And intentional grounding was one of them. So rules makers said if it happens. Automatic 102 read that reduction on the clock and in this case since the play started with eight seconds to go. And ended with only one seconds ago. The 102 runoff. Into the game -- and his -- a perfect job interpreting the rule and the penalty. -- the chance for the Eagles to come back -- when the game and propels Washington. Towards the playoffs.