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Default Catch Rule Under Review

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CHICAGO -- The NFL expects to review the catch rule that cost Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson a potential winning touchdown in a season-opening loss to the Bears.

The play was ruled a no-catch. After Johnson went to the turf with possession, he placed the ball on the ground as he ran to celebrate. It has been one of the season's most discussed -- and dissed -- calls.

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"The going-to-the-ground rule definitely will be discussed," NFL competition committee co-chairman Rich McKay said Tuesday at the NFL Fall League Meeting. "It's been discussed the last couple of years. It's a difficult rule. It was made for on-field officials, not as much for people watching on TV.

"There's a definite conflict. We have to go back and look if we extended it too far."

The competition committee will meet after the Super Bowl, then suggest any rules changes to team owners at the league's Spring Meeting in March.

Against Chicago, with Detroit trailing 19-14, Johnson leaped to grab a pass from Shaun Hill in the end zone. Johnson got both feet and a knee on the ground before putting the ball on the grass and beginning to celebrate. But the pass was ruled incomplete because Johnson didn't maintain possession of the ball throughout the entire process of the catch.



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