Officials Admitted To Lions They Missed Offensive Facemask Penalty on Paul Richardson’s TD
Seattle Seahawks WR Paul Richardson had a coming out party on Saturday when he made the catch of the year, snagging a one-handed catch over a Detroit Lions DB while airborne and sideways.
One problem. Richardson had a blatant facemask that wasn’t called and the official was right there when it happened.
Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell told NBC’s Michelle Tafoya that officials admitted that they screwed up and simply missed the facemask call.
Per Michelle Tafoya on NBC, Caldwell told her officials told him they got it wrong by missing facemask penalty on TD
— Paula Pasche (@paulapasche) January 8, 2017
Here’s the play: