The National Football League says the Green Bay Packers cannot appeal Monday night's game-changing play.
NFL spokesman Greg Aiello says there's no appeal process, which means there is no way to change the outcome of the game.
The league said in a statement Tuesday that Seattle's last-second touchdown pass should not have been overturned.
The NFL says Seahawks receiver Golden Tate should have been called for offensive pass interference before the catch, which would have clinched a Packers victory, but that cannot be reviewed by instant replay.
The replacement officials ruled on the field that Tate had simultaneous possession with Green Bay safety M.D. Jennings, which counts as a reception. The NFL says that once that happened, the referee was correct that no indisputable visual evidence existed on review to overturn the touchdown call.
Seattle beat visiting Green Bay 14-12 on Russell Wilson's disputed 24-yard touchdown pass to Golden Tate on the game's final play. Tate appeared to push off on the play in the end zone, and Green Bay's M.D. Jennings got both hands on the ball. But Tate wrestled Jennings for possession before one of the officials signaled a touchdown while another waved his hands. After a lengthy review, referee Wayne Elliott announced "the ruling on the field stands."
Wilson had been just 9-of-20 for 106 yards before hitting Tate for the last-second touchdown. It was their second scoring hook-up of the game.
Green Bay counterpart Aaron Rodgers completed 26 of his 39 passes for 223 yards. Rodgers failed to engineer a scoring drive until Cedric Benson scored on a one-yard run to put the Packers ahead 12-7 with 8:44 left.
Both teams left the field before being brought back out to attempt the point after touchdown. The delay was nearly 10 minutes.
The Seahawks are 2-1 following their second straight win. The 1-2 Packers already have one more loss than they had the entire 2011 regular season.
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