The Latest: Coleman officiating final regular-season game

The Latest: Coleman officiating final regular-season game

The Latest on Week 17 of the NFL’s regular season (all times Eastern):

1:30 p.m.
Referee Walt Coleman is officiating the final regular-season game of his 30-year career at the Patriots-Jets game.

Appropriately, it’s in Foxborough, Massachusetts.
New Englanders remember Coleman from the snowy 2002 playoff game against Oakland in which he cited the then-obscure “Tuck Rule” to overturn a fumble call and keep the Patriots alive.

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady lost the ball, but because he had not tucked the ball back into his body it was considered to be in the act of throwing and thus an incomplete pass.

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