Was That A Touchdown? Week 4 Edition
The NFL is in its third season of reviewing every scoring play. Here are some of the more interesting ones from Week 4, beginning with Matthew Stafford, who lost the handle on this ball when he tried to dive across from one yard out. Luckily for Detroit, he retrieved it in midair and fell forward for his first rushing TD of the year.
Brandon Bolden punctuated this run by spiking the ball in celebration, but learned upon replay review that his knee had touched down at the one before the ball crossed the plane of the end zone.
Saints tight end Ben Watson got this ball across the line before his knee touched down at the one.
Chicago's Alshon Jeffery maintained control of this ball and got both feet down on this 14-yard scoring reception.
Kenbrell Thompkins got his right elbow down before sliding out of bounds, giving the Patriots a touchdown in their win over Atlanta.
Tennessee wide receiver Justin Hunter completed this circus catch for a 16-yard touchdown pass against the New York Jets.
Pierre Garcon dove for the goal line for a would-be Washington touchdown but was ruled to have gone out of bounds first.
Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush got to the front corner of the end zone before Charles Tillman could stop this 37-yard touchdown run.
Buccaneers wideout Mike Williams got between Arizona cornerback Jerraud Powers and safety Tony Jefferson right at the goal line for an eight-yard TD that stood up under review.
Peyton Manning isn't the only game in town in Denver. Knowshon Moreno got in on the scoring by stretching this ball across the goal line for a touchdown against the Eagles.
Detroit's Calvin Johnson couldn't get both feet down or maintain possession of this ball, but... <italics>(see next frame)</italics>
Johnson did a better job on this play, landing in bounds for a TD in front of Chicago's Charles Tillman.
Karl Klug's strip sack of Geno Smith led to this touchdown in Tennessee's blowout victory over the Jets.
Oakland's defense got in on the scoring too, with Jeremy Stewart (32) grabbing this blocked punt off the foot of Sav Rocca for a touchdown.
Demaryius Thomas pulled in this pass and got both feet in for a TD against Philadelphia.
Le'Veon Bell announced his arrival in the NFL by diving into the end zone to score a touchdown in London. He scored two in his first game with the Steelers.
The Atlanta Falcons talked Tony Gonzalez out of retirement so that he could make plays like this one.
Wes Welker of the Broncos found the front right corner of the end zone to his liking too.