In the second quarter, Steelers quarterback Kenny Pickett attempted a pass to running back Jaylen Warren in the right flat. Warren dropped the ball, there was a scramble for the ball and the Packers ended up recovering and returning it for a touchdown.
Officials ruled the play incomplete. Matt LaFleur challenged, but the call stood on the field.
Multiple angles of the throw suggest Pickett threw the ball from the 9-yard line and Warren dropped the ball at the 9-yard line. That would be a lateral and a live ball. If nothing else, the review should have awarded the Packers the football. Instead, the Steelers kept it and punted it away.
A turnover or a returned fumble for a touchdown would have either given the Packers a chance to take the lead or given the Packers a 19-17 lead.
You make the call. Was this a forward pass or a lateral?
Charles Davis doesn't have as spirited an argument with Gene Steratore that Cris Collinsowrth had with Terry McAulay, but the CBS analyst let the former head official that he disagrees, "vehemently."
Steratore really taking a stand here: "To me, it was just not enough to… pic.twitter.com/HjfadUy9Ga
— Awful Announcing (@awfulannouncing) November 12, 2023
This was ruled an incomplete forward pass. Packers challenged that it was a forward pass and lost. pic.twitter.com/r6c9KLApGX
— Rob Demovsky (@RobDemovsky) November 12, 2023