Originally Posted by enjolras
Another one that baffled me: Near the end of the third quarter a Chargers guy makes a move to the line of scrimmage and Franklin (smartly) jumps.
Somehow that was on Franklin.
Franklin was being cute...he didn't instinctively react to a defensive player, which is what the rule is intended to address, rather he saw the defender encroach, then get back behind the LOS, and THEN Franklin tried to move and blame the defender
the refs rightly saw right through it.