Price per head sportsbooks found out that on Friday, Houston Texans interim coach Wade Phillips said that further review showed that Denver quarterback Peyton Manning should not have set the league record last weekend for touchdown passes in a season.
Phillips said that the NFL told the Texans that Broncos receiver Eric Decker’s second TD catch on Sunday from Manning should not have counted because the ball was juggled by Decker, and pay per head services can see the controversy in the play.
And price per head sportsbooks saw that Phillips did acknowledge that the NFL’s mea culpa would not reverse the record held by Manning, but he got a dig in before leaving.
“Poor Manning,” Phillips said. “He thought he broke the record.”
The play made in the fourth-quarter tied the NFL’s 50 touchdown passes mark in a season, which pay per head services remember was set in 2007 by the Patriots’ Tom Brady. Manning then threw No. 51 against the Texans, breaking the mark.
Price per head sportsbooks found out that during the game, Decker’s catch was reviewed and upheld, giving Denver a lead of 30-13 with 6:57 remaining. This week, Phillips asked the league for clarification as he maintained that Decker was juggling the ball.
“We did get some good news. Actually, it’s bad news for Peyton Manning. … I guess they’re going to have to take that ball that they sent to the Hall of Fame back,” Phillips said jokingly.
“I feel bad for Peyton celebrating breaking the record and it really didn’t happen.
And price per head sportsbooks now wonder how the fans must feel after they learned about this.
“I guess they still count it, don’t they?”
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Decker said that Phillips should just let it go, and he told The Associated Press on Friday, “I caught it. This doesn’t change anything. It’s still a big catch for me and one I’ll remember for a while.