NFL calls replay reversal "judgment" call
Colts coach Chuck Pagano isn't looking for an apology over Jeff Triplette's latest officiating controversy.
One day after the ref reversed a call on fourth-and-goal, giving the Bengals a touchdown at the end of the first half instead of the Colts a stop, Pagano says he's still waiting to hear from the NFL.
Triplette made the change after he said the replay showed BenJarvus Green-Ellis was not touched after he stumbled to the ground short of the goal line - even though it appeared Colts nose tackle Josh Chapman tripped up Green-Ellis in the backfield. Green-Ellis then bounced into the end zone.
NFL spokesman Greg Aiello explains in an email to The Associated Press that it was a "judgment call."
The debate comes one week after the NFL said Triplette's crew made a mistake in the Giants-Redskins game.
(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)