NFL admits officiating error on Percy Harvin touchdown

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NFL admits Percy Harvin TD should have been reversed
Monday September 15th, 2014

The NFL admitted an error was made by the officials on Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Percy Harvin's 51-yard touchdown run against the San Diego Chargers.

With Seattle trailing 3-0 in the first quarter, quarterback Russell Wilson flipped the ball to Harvin, who raced down the left sideline for the score. Replays appeared to show Harvin stepping out at the 21-yard line. 

Seattle kicked the extra point before the play could be reviewed. San Diego went on to win the game 30-21.

"All scoring plays are reviewed by the instant replay official, in conjunction with the NFL officiating staff in New York, and are not subject to a coach's challenge," NFL spokesman Michael Signora said in a statement, via "Following the first quarter touchdown run by Percy Harvin, the game should have been stopped for a replay review, either by the replay official or by the officiating staff in New York."

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