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#pounditMonday, October 25, 2021

Referees miss delay of game penalty by Texans on final drive in win over Bills

Texans delay of game

The Houston Texans made a couple of incredible plays on their final drive to beat the Buffalo Bills in a Wild Card Game on Saturday, and they did get help from the referees.

Houston had a 3rd-and-18 from their 19 with around seven minutes left in overtime. The play clock actually went down to zero for a second before the Texans snapped the ball, meaning they should have been called for delay of game.

No call was made, and Deshaun Watson threw a dumpoff pass to Duke Johnson, who was somehow able to convert the first down.

A few plays later, Watson made the play of the game and helped set up a game-winning field goal.

The Texans won the game 22-19. Had delay of game correctly been called, it would have been 3rd-and-23 for Houston.


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