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Tom Brady gives his take on controversial end to Steelers-Patriots Clippit screenshot; Doug Pensinger/Getty Images
in the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 24, 2016 in Denver, Colorado.

The rules have been quite clear — if you don’t complete the catch all the way through hitting the ground, it’s an incomplete pass.

Despite that notion, Jesse James’ non-catch, there was plenty of controversy around the ending between the Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots. After James’ touchdown was overturned, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger threw an interception on a wacky final play and the Patriots survived, 27-24.

Quarterback Tom Brady spoke on the play Monday morning, and his take wasn’t uncommon:

After the game, Roethlisberger was clear on the final play — it wasn’t his fault:

The Patriots moved into the No. 1 seed in the AFC with the victory.

Prashad is the Senior Content Editor for Cox Media Group's FanBuzz.com. He considers Muhammad Ali, Ray Allen and Paul Pierce some of the all-time greats. Boston is TitleTown, in case you were wondering.
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