Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson fell victim to this funky rule back in 2010.
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Does anybody know what is and what isn’t a catch anymore?
Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson thinks he does. On Wednesday, Johnson said he would be willing to help a newly formed committee decide what should be considered a catch, according to ESPN’s Michael Rothstein.
Last week, Commissioner Roger Goodell said that he asked a select group of "football personnel" — including general managers, former players and former officials — to come up with some proposals on a simplified catch rule. The NFL’s competition committee will then review those proposals and make the necessary changes.
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#Lions WR Calvin Johnson said he would want to give input to the committee to decide what a catch is. Says "it's almost common sense."