The Philadelphia Eagles and division rivals Dallas Cowboys are squaring off on Sunday afternoon. On the first play of the game, the Eagles forced what appeared to be a clear fumble, but the refs didn't call it. Doug Pederson challenged the call and despite the evidence pointing towards a Cowboys fumble, the refs failed to give Philly the ball.
The Eagles’ fumble recovery that wasn’t https://t.co/hj91wfqk4M— Jonathan Tannenwald (@jtannenwald) December 9, 2018
The refs did not deem it clear that the Eagles recovered the football, which makes you wonder what the refs did think happened. It was a clear fumble recovery for Philadelphia to open up the game, but the refs denied them of the turnover for absolutely no reason.
Fortunately the Eagles were able to force a three-and-out from Dallas on the opening drive, but they were still robbed on the call and should have had great field positi