Discussion in 'Sports' started by -Cp, Feb 25, 2006.
I believe video is better than still pictures posted at a particular time leaving out key frames.
Then click on SB highlights on the top right. In this video is the pass that Ben scrambled on and threw to Hines Ward at the 3. The page referenced would have you believe Max Starks was illegally downfield. Watch the video and you'll clearly see him back up behind the line of scrimmage before Ben unloads.
Please note that Max Starks does NOT make it back to the line of scrimmage - he is still well over the line when Roethlisberger let's fly.
It is also suggested by the NFL rule book that it doesn't matter where the lineman is when the ball is thrown, it's that he was past the line of scrimmage.
There is much more detailed analysis of this play at:
You joined just to point us to a thread that was already linked to? Can you please cite the specific rule you speak of? Are you the aothor of that blog?
I'm the one who deleted a few posts that were in this thread yesterday. Let's leave this sports related.
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