The Chicago Bears were driving and picked up a first down in Cowboys territory, until a controversial block in the back call moved killed the play entirely.
The hands are extended at the beginning, but it appears there was not a push made on the Cowboys defender. Yet, the refs saw otherwise.
That was not the only blown call on the play. The refs may have been too focused on the "block" and ended up missing an actual facemask on the play.
Missed facemask calls are always shocking because the player physically has his head turned to the side. It is not a natural look and should be easy for refs to see the moment it happens.
The combination of bad calls forced the Bears to settle for a field goal to go up 10-7 in the second quarter.
If the Bears end up losing this can be a key sequence to look back at. Calling the facemask would have set the Bears up for a great shot to score a touchdown. Instead, three points was the result.