Mike Ditka on the Instant Replay Game: ‘This was a homer deal’


GREEN BAY, Wis. — At the end of Jeremy Schaap’s “Sunday NFL Countdown” piece on the Nov. 5, 1989 game between the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears at Lambeau Field — aka “The Instant Replay Game” — Don Majkowski had a message for Mike Ditka.

The Packers quarterback — who on that day threw the game-winning 14-yard touchdown pass to Sterling Sharpe, a play on which Majkowski was initially ruled to have crossed the line of scrimmage only to be overturned by the replay official in the booth — looked directly into the camera said this to the former Bears coach:

“Coach Ditka, you’ve got to let this one go.

via ESPN.com – NFL Nation http://ift.tt/1tY3QKf

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