Corey Clement's crucial and questionable touchdown grab during the Patriots' Super Bowl loss to the Eagles is still a sore subject for at least one Patriots player.
On Tuesday, the NFL competition committee reached a "unanimous" agreement that plays like the infamous Dez Bryant no-catch ruling in the 2014 playoffs should be considered a catch in the future. In other words, Dez caught it. It's official.
Patriots linebacker Marquis Flowers agrees with the ruling. What he doesn't agree with, however, is Clement's third-quarter Super Bowl touchdown catch not being overturned.
Yes He did, but Corey Clements Didn’t 🤷🏾♂️!! https://t.co/k426rO9hyy— Marquis Flowers (@MFlowers59) February 28, 2018
Flowers of course has a reasonable case. Clement didn't appear to have control of the ball with both feet down as fell out of the end zone.
While the outcome of the Super Bowl unfortunately won't change, it looks like there will be at least a bit more clarity with the NFL's catch rule in the future. That's about all we can ask for at this point.
Better late than never.