Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts found DeVonta Smith on the right edge of the end zone for a touchdown on a sweet little play. And then referee shenanigans ensued. Here’s the original touchdown.
All scoring plays are reviewed, and things went haywire. The booth reversed the score, but then there was a second review issued by the replay command center. You don’t often see a play reviewed and then immediately reviewed a second time. They got the call right, but as Football Zebras noted, it was not a pretty display by all involved.
A DOUBLE REVERSE!— Fᴏᴏᴛʙᴀʟʟ Zᴇʙʀᴀs (@footballzebras) December 26, 2021
Eagles touchdown was reversed in a booth review, then prior to the next snap, they shut down for a SECOND review, and the touchdown stands. Right call, but that is exceptionally poor management by Walt Anderson and Perry Fewell from the replay command center
The Eagles will move into the final wild card position after this game thanks to the Vikings losing to the Rams. There is a lot of football left the next two weeks, but the Eagles will come out of Week 16 controlling their potential playoff standing. They close out the season with games at Washington and home against Dallas.