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This is from the NFL rulebook:

"Any eligible offensive player may catch a forward pass. If a pass is touched by one eligible offensive player and touched or caught by a second offensive player, pass completion is legal. Further, all offensive players become eligible once a pass is touched by an eligible receiver or any defensive player."

Since the pass was touched by either an eligible receiver or a defensive player and then caught it is a legal catch.

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βˆ™ 2022-07-16 01:59:38

no it was not!

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