Football Question from Monday Night

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by Doc, Oct 29, 2013.

  1. Doc

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    Golden Tate catches the long pass and runs it in for a TD. About 15 yards from the endzone he turns and taunts the defender that was chasing him, drawing a 15 yard penalty.

    Here's the question, Let's say the defensive player were to just go all out and tackle him after he scored, that would likewise draw a penalty flag. Would that then be offsetting penalties and replay the down? (You could also use any other penalty on the Rams for this scenario.)
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  2. Young54

    Young54 The KID

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    Good logic, but no. I don't believe they would be offsetting penalties, because one penalty occurs AFTER the play is over.
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  3. Dman

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    SCORE AND PERSONAL FOUL OR UNSPORTSMANLIKE CONDUCT FOUL BY OPPONENT
    Article 14 If a team scores and the opponent commits a personal or unsportsmanlike conduct foul or a
    palpably unfair act during the down, the penalty is enforced on the succeeding free kick unless the
    enforcement resulted in the score
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  4. Doc

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    So what if a Rams penalty occurred before the end of the play? I know in the grand scheme of the team this is irrelevant, but it's driving me nuts thinking about.
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  5. Dman

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    the score would most likely still count but both penalties would offset and kickoff would be normal again.
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  6. Doc

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    That makes sense. Thanks for the insight.
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  7. Zappa71

    Zappa71 MYAAAH! Tip Jar Donor

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    Since it was Golden "Taint"...he should have been suspended for the rest of the season and fined 2 mil. Hate that M' Fer!
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  8. Dman

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    thats a good question tho, I mean these rules can get confusing. I think scoring plays are ruled differently than non scoring plays obviously.
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  9. Ensconatus

    Ensconatus #Mary Yoda!

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    Rams been talking mad ish to their opponents... The taunting wasn't unwarranted.
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  10. RavensShallBurn

    RavensShallBurn Ruck the Favens

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    They probably have the two biggest punks at CB in the league.

    I loved Finnegan, but I always considered him a punk - on the field - even with us.
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