A roughing the passer call went against 49ers linebacker Nick Moody Sunday during a crucial moment. Official Ed Hochuli flagged Moody for “leading with the crown of his helmet”, which turned a third down incompletion into an automatic first down for Russell Wilson and Co. Seattle scored a touchdown a few plays later, all but sealing the victory.
Since then, the...
The Seattle Seahawks received a gift against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday when Niners linebacker Nick Moody was called for a crucial roughing the passer penalty. We know this because even the NFL has admitted to it. On Monday morning, NFL vice president of officiating Dean Blandino said referee Ed Hochuli got the call...Read More
Coming into yesterday’s game between the Seattle Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers, we knew that there was going to be a lot of big hits. When it was all said and done, the Seahawks would end up winning the game and knocking the 49ers out of playoff contention. But instead of talking about how good the game was, we have to discuss a terrible penalty that single-handedly killed...
Referee Ed Hochuli made a roughing the passer call on Sunday that put the final nail in the San Francisco 49ers’ coffin, and it was a bad one. The Niners dialed up pressure and forced an incomplete pass on 3rd and 15. Nick Moody and Antoine Bethea appeared to put clean hits on Seattle Seahawks...Read More
Roughing the passer calls have become controversial in recent years with an emphasis on protecting the quarterback â and Sunday's game between the 49ers and Seahawks was another example.
On a third down play at the start of the fourth quarter, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was hit by 49ers linebacker Nick Moody and safety Antoine Bethea.
Referred Ed Hochuli threw a flag...
The 49ers were screwed in their game against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday when a roughing the passer penalty was called on a critical third down in the fourth quarter. The Seahawks had a 3rd-and-5 at the 15 and the 49ers sent pressure up the middle. Both Nick Moody and Antoine Bethea got to Russell...Read More