Tom Brady conscionable shed immoderate airy connected 1 of his archetypal controversies ― and it won’t marque Raiders fans happy.
The backmost large admitted Thursday that the celebrated “tuck rule” fumble successful his archetypal playoff crippled starring the New England Patriots successful 2002 “might person been a fumble” — as it was ruled connected the field.
But instant replay officials overturned the telephone and declared that Brady was successful the guardant question of passing, adjacent if the question was from trying to tuck the shot away. The ruling made the dropped shot an incomplete pass, which allowed the Patriots to support possession.
The telephone whitethorn person altered shot history. Before the arguable play, the Raiders were connected their mode to apt triumph with a 13-10 pb and little than 2 minutes left. But the Patriots’ Adam Vinatieri kicked a tract extremity to necktie the crippled successful regulation, past different 1 successful overtime for the win. The Patriots yet reached the Super Bowl for the archetypal of Brady’s 7 title titles.
Charles Woodson, the Raider who forced Brady to suffer possession of the shot that was recovered by the Raiders’ Greg Biekert, couldn’t disregard the near-confession.
“Really,” Woodson wrote for a Twitter clip successful which helium wore a look of consternation.
Brady attempted a weaselly walk-back.
Here’s the play and commentary by Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe of “Undisputed”: