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Calls in Dispute — Part XX
We see it, but is it a catch?

Other parts in this series:
  Calls in Dispute — Part I — Dallas feels "super" slighted
  Calls in Dispute — Part II — What Swearingen et. al. had to say
  Calls in Dispute — Part III — Bad timing made it sleepless in Seattle
  Calls in Dispute — Part IV — The "Brown" bottle flu.
  Calls in Dispute — Part V — Fifth and goal for the title
  Calls in Dispute — Part VI — My own personal controversy
  Calls in Dispute — Part VII — A day when "Happy Valley" wasn't so cheery
  Calls in Dispute — Part VIII — The "Immaculate Confusion" and resolution
  Calls in Dispute — Part IX — Ramming their way to the top
  Calls in Dispute — Part X — Controversy in Georgia
  Calls in Dispute — Part XI — Fiesta controversy
  Calls in Dispute — Part XII — Championship suspension
  Calls in Dispute — Part XIII — SEC suspension: conclusion
  Calls in Dispute — Part XIV — Joe Pa comes up short again
  Calls in Dispute — Part XV — Easier by the dozen
  Calls in Dispute — Part XVI — The "lost down" debate
  Calls in Dispute — Part XVII — Mack, don't flinch an inch
  Calls in Dispute — Part XVIII — The "inadvertent" fumble
  Calls in Dispute — Part XIX — The touchdown that wasn't
  Calls in Dispute — Part XX — We see it, but is it a catch?

In 1975 the NFL Cardinals called their home St. Louis and had earned the nickname of the "Cardiac Cards" from their fans because of some last-minute victories.

After losing the first game of the season series to the divisional rival Washington Redskins in D.C.,  the Cardinals wanted a home field victory to avenge the earlier loss. The Cards second meeting with the Skins seemed like another chance for St. Louis to strut their come-back prowess. Washington led the Cardinals 14 to 3 at the end of the third period, but the high powered Redbird offense, headed by their quarterback, Jim Hart, was ready to try to keep up their "last second heroics" tradition.

The two teams traded scores, and the Cards were pushing the comeback envelope to its fullest when it came down to the last play of the game. With 20 seconds left, the Redbirds had the ball on the Washington six as they trailed 10 to 17.

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