Texans cheated out of obvious pass interference call as officials refuse to overturn

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Texans cheated out of obvious pass interference call as officials refuse to overturn
Texans cheated out of obvious pass interference call as officials refuse to overturn

With 5:56 left in the first quarter of the critical AFC matchup between the 7-2 Ravens and the 6-3 Texans, Houston quarterback Deshaun Watson uncorked a deep pass to receiver DeAndre Hopkins down the right side of the field toward the end zone. Hopkins was covered by Baltimore cornerback Marlon Humphrey, one of the NFL's best defensive backs. However, on this play, Humphrey was outmatched by Hopkins' size/speed combination, as many defenders have been throughout Hopkins' career. The result was what looked like obvious pass interference to prevent a touchdown. Obvious, perhaps — but not so to referee Alex Kemp and his crew. Pass interference was not called, despite the fact that Humphrey's hands

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