Jeff Triplette gives BenJarvus Green-Ellis touchdown on terrible call (GIF)

Referee Jeff Triplette and his crew massively blew another call in a football game, and this one awarded a team with a touchdown.

The Cincinnati Bengals had a 4th-and-goal at the 1 with 1:14 left before halftime against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. They handed the ball to BenJarvus Green-Ellis, who fell short of the goal line. The play was initially ruled as the Colts getting a stop but, since there was less than two minutes remaining in the half, the play went for a booth review.

After a lengthy review, Triplette overturned the call. He said that Green-Ellis tripped on his own and therefore was not down. However, the replay showed that Colts DT Josh Chapman tripped Green-Ellis, causing him to stumble and go down before the goal line:

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BenJarvus Green-Ellis clowned for putting hand on owner Mike Brown’s knee

BenJarvus Green-Ellis Mike Brown

In the most recent episode of HBO’s “Hard Knocks,” Cincinnati Bengals running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis received some special treatment from team owner Mike Brown.

Brown wheeled the Lawfirm into practice on his golf cart, leading Green-Ellis to place his hand upon the owner’s knee as a gesture of endearment.

Head coach Marvin Lewis instantly began teasing Lawfirm about his personal escort, and he asked some of the other players if they had ever received a ride from the owner. The teasing continued when the team met for some film study.

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