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Ex-NFL Ref: Uncatchable Only A Factor In “Tim Tebow-Type” Passes

by Vashti Hurt | Posted on Wednesday, November 20th, 2013
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Tim Tebow SadderDay

Former players and refs are all weighing in on Monday Night’s controversial non-pass interference call. But when asked whether Terrence Miles was right to pick up his original flag, ex-NFL ref Jim Daopoulos gave an answer that was more about throwing shade at Tim Tebow than anything else.

H/T: USA Today

…Daopoulos said Miles should have stood by his initial call rather than being talked into picking up the flag, especially if the pass being uncatchable factored into the conversation.

“We as officials have always been taught, for a ball to be uncatchable, it has to be clearly out of the field of play or it has to be a kind of — I probably shouldn’t say this — a Tim Tebow-type pass that lands 15 yards in front of you,” Daopoulus said.

That’s cold.

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