Was Tim Tebow?s game-winning touchdown illegal? | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports
Let the scandal begin. For the record, I hate Chris ChaseA review of the Denver Broncos' pre-snap formation on the game-winning touchdown pass from Tim Tebow to Demaryius Thomas suggests that the play could have been ruled illegal.
Only six Denver Broncos players were lined up on the line of scrimmage before the snap. NFL rules says that a team must have seven or more players on the line for a snap to be legal. As the picture above shows, tight end Dante Rosario was well behind his teammates.