The rule is to protect the snapper on a field goal or extra point Nike Men's Atlanta Falcons #2 Matt Ryan Limited Red Team Color NFL Jersey from a direct forcible blow to the head or neck area, or with the crown/forehead/hairline parts of the helmet to the body. It was not designed to prohibit any contact with the snapper, which is what happened on this play."Blandino broke down the play on video and explained that incidental contact between Thomas and Weeks should not have been ruled a foul. It was an error that led to four points for the Texans."It's a judgment call by the umpire, he's looking at that, and in his judgment, he felt that it was enough for a foul," Blandino said. "And in our review today, we felt that it was not."The Chargers have taken steps to communicate this policy and prepare their ticket holders. The teams Season Ticket Holders have received approved, team-logod clear plastic bags. One-gallon zip-lock bags with a copy of the policy will be handed out at Trolley locations and all Qualcomm Stadium parking lot entrances. Additional staff will be on hand to screen fans with unacceptable bags before they get to the gates. Single-game ticket purchasers will receive policy information via email when they purchase or transfer tickets.Watson and Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher appear every Tuesday on "Around The League Live" and "Around The League Primetime" at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. ET, respectively.Seriously now, could there be a more obnoxious scenario than going through troubles at your place of work, then having to deal with idiots on Twitter ripping you for costing them in their matchup against Tina in accounting? Total nightmare.Wilson is in a better spot than people realize. No one should be scared about the arrival of Brandon Jacobs. Wilson will have a shot to redeem himself in Week 2 because coach Tom Coughlin needs the running back to provide balance to the offense.All that said, Wilson might as well move his belongings into "the tank" if he puts it on the carpet Sunday against the Denver Broncos.The latest "Around The League Podcast" recapped every Week 1 game.
Click here to listen and subscribe. If there was a rallying cry in the Chargers locker room following the disappointing defeat, that was it. The team was upset. They were angry. Many expressed how they were heartbroken, but nearly every player that spoke said they would learn from the loss and vowed to put it behind them. Their sentiment was best summed up by Dwight Freeney:Finish the GameUp 21 points, the Chargers werent able to finish the game out, failing to make one or two big plays that would have secured the victory. According to Head Coach Mike McCoy, his team needs to learn womens dunta robinson jersey to make those plays and gain a finishing touch:"We just didnt finish it. It comes down to not finishing a football gameÃ¢Â�Â¦We didnt make the plays when we had to. The offense, defense, third down, some things we were doing better in the first half, we didnt do in the second half, thats what it came down to. When you have a lead the way we had it, weve got to make a stop somewhere, we have to make a play offensively, just execute a little better. Somewhere, somehow, we have to do a better job moving forward.The latest "Around The League Podcast" recapped every Week 1 game. Click here to listen and subscribe.Dean Blandino, NFL vice president of officiating, said Tuesday on NFL Network's "NFL Total Access," that the wrong call was made when Chargers defensive tackle Cam Thomas was penalized 10 yards for unnecessary roughness after making contact with Texans long snapper Jon Weeks.Rivers on a Roll Yes he tossed Nike Men's Atlanta Falcons #23 Dunta Robinson Limited Black Alternate NFL Jersey a pick-six in the fourth quarter on an athletic play by Brian Cushing, but overall, Philip Rivers was on a roll. The quarterback threw for four touchdowns for the fifth time in his career and hit seven different receivers. Rivers play was certainly an encouraging sign for the next 15 games of the season, but as Nick Hardwick explained, this is what the team expected out of their quarterback:Thats just who Philip is. It was more of the same that weve always seen out of him. Hes an incredible leader and an incredible worker.
Hes a heck of a football player and in the huddle hes got a great presence about him. As an offense we love being with him. The Texans were the NFL's stingiest defense on third down a year ago, holding opponents to a measly 28.2 percent conversion rate.That never phased players like Danny Woodhead, though. The new Chargers running back impressively caught two third down passes for first downs on the Bolts' second scoring drive.The second, a catch that ended just short after Woodhead dove for the marker, set up fourth and short. McCoy instantly called for his offense to return to the fieldThe Bolts cashed that conversion in for seven points just minutes later."The effort was there," McCoy said. We need to just keep building off that.5. Disciplined Execution on the Run The Chargers run game looked quite potent in the preseason, averaging well over 100 yards per game. Monday night, it struggled as they gained only 80 yards on the ground, aided by a career-high 18-yard scramble by Philip Rivers. Overall, the Bolts ran the ball 20 times, and if you take away that one run by Rivers they gained just 62 yards. Conversely, San Diego allowed 120 yards rushing to Arian Foster and Ben Tate. While there were some positives in the way the defense played, Donald Butler explained his disappointment in that area:We were able to make some plays, but we still gave up over a hundred yards rushing. To me, thats a let down on the defensive endÃ¢Â�Â¦ They ran the ball a lot better (in the second half) than they did in the first half, and I think thats what ended up hurting us the most.The Mike McCoy era began with a 31-28 loss to the Houston Texans.Texans linebacker Brian Cushing tied the game by diving with one extended arm and popping up with Philip Rivers only mistake of the game. The standout linebacker lunged to trap a Rivers pass and returned the interception 18 yards for a game-tying touchdown.Photo Gallery: Texans vs. Chargers | Charger Girls | More Photo Now, you can stay in touch with the team anytime, anywhere, on your mobile device with the authentic sam baker jersey official app of the San Diego Chargers Add Your CommentGuidelines: Please keep your comments relevant to the topic and appropriate.