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Was it a catch? I say yes. Marco Belinelli Jersey . The way I saw it, Dez Bryant made a football move and maintained control of the ball long enough that at the very least he recovered his own fumble. After seeing the replay over and over and over, what happens is you rationalize your initial thoughts away and look at it from the point of view of the referee. The official saw Bryant lose control of the ball as the ball in his view hit the ground and therefore ruled no catch, saying the ground helped the receiver maintain control of the ball. I saw Bryants forearm in between the ball and the ground and therefore consider it a good catch. I do know by rule many say the refs got it right, when you specifically look at the words and read it slowly as I did. And maybe there is part of me that just didnt want to see a great play taken away, and maybe a part of the refs call was that he did not see the ball was secure at all times. Its open to observant speculation and opinion but I thought it was a catch. How Green Bay won the game was amazing since Aaron Rodgers was much more physically limited than I think most people anticipated. Seattle is going to benefit from watching him hop around on one leg like he did in the Dallas game because unless he heals remarkably well over the next six days he is a stationary target. It completely changes the way Seattle approaches the game defensively and what would be an immensely competitive game is now an opportunity for Seattle. The hidden hero of the Dallas game was John Kuhn, Packers fullback. When I watch a running play I rarely actually watch the running back. I kind of watch the entire line of scrimmage to see where the point of attack is to be and how the blocking pattern flows to create that point. Then you notice if there is a lead back moving into the line of scrimmage as the point of attack blocker. Kuhn had 10 great run blocks in the game, either in terms of sustaining contact or moving people back and creating space. At one point at the game Sean Lee came to mind, the Cowboys middle linebacker who was injured in Mini-camp in June and is out for the year. One of his greatest skills is taking on fullbacks, disengaging and making the play. What happened back in June effected Dallas here in January. For a team that played so well for so long this will take a while to re-group, especially with free agency pending. In Green Bay its time to move on to next week and I will be interested to see how Mike McCarthy prepares for this one in the same place where his team opened the regular season with a 36-16 loss. In Denver the Colts are on the rise, while the Broncos are fading. The loss by Dallas was so tragic because they were playing so well, while the loss by Denver was so difficult because they spend so much money on players. Where do you go from here? There will be a lot of discussion on Peyton Manning because he did not play well and did not look good. And I think those are two different aspects of evaluation. Not playing well is obvious and the video you study shows the reasons why. Not looking good is different. Denver did not look good. As a football team they were not energetic and Indianapolis looked good and had energy. Age and football dont mix. It is a terrible feeling when your mind says yes but you body does not respond to the yes command. It happens. Now the truth is that Manning in an off-game is better than 75 per cent of other NFL quarterbacks and Denver has no one I know behind him as a quality player. The job is his. This is a tough one for Manning as an older athlete - can he regain youth or should he resign to the reality of age? In the off-season, after about a month players go through a massive rejuvenation. Your body comes back, youre not tired, there is no pressure as with the new NFL agreement you cant have work contact with coaches. You bounce back in a big way from the inside out. Your passion for football comes back. That is what will happen to Manning and he will be back - especially if he sees Tom Brady win the Super Bowl again. Next year is the 50th Super Bowl in San Francisco, and its too tempting not to try. And speaking of Brady did you see him lose it against Baltimore in the first half? And did you see him get it back together in the second? Often you hear about halftime adjustments, and often its tough to determine with precision what they were. Sometimes there are none. But Josh McDaniels completely abandoned any run game and deep ball game and took five-yard passes over and over that turned into first down after first down. Sometimes the toughest thing to adjust to is to accept that you cant do something so dont even try - just move on to something else. That is coaching humility and the Patriots have it. Twice, the Ravens had a 14-point lead and could not put New England away. The win over Baltimore was as good of a win for New England as they have had in a long time. As the immensely repetitive statement says, find a way to win. New England did by throwing everything underneath, then hitting the home run to Brandon Lafell and using Julian Edelman as a quarterback to Danny Amendola at just the right time. In Seattle, Carolina surprised me. They played hard and given a different play or two it could have been a huge upset for the Panthers. Seattle will be tough to stop because they dissolved the rust on the machine that is Seahawk football. Sometimes too much time in between games is too much and you sensed that with Seattle. They were playing so well to close out the season and would have been better off with another game than having three off-week practices. Seattle will be razor sharp against Green Bay. 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