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FOXBORO, Mass. — The league’s longest-serving head coach, New England Patriots Bill Belichick, reiterated his stance on Monday that coaches should be allowed to challenge plays within two minutes.

Belichick did so after being asked about a key play in the Minnesota Vikings’ thrilling 33-30 overtime win over the Buffalo Bills, not reviewing Buffalo receiver Gabe Davis’ 20-yard catch with 17 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter. was done. Officer.

NFL Senior Vice President Walt Anderson later stated that the game – which was instrumental in setting up a tying field goal to send the game into overtime – should have been reviewed and ruled incomplete,

The NFL does not allow coaches to challenge plays in the final two minutes before halftime or the end of regulation, so they are not allowed to strategically manipulate challenges to stop the clock.

“Provided the team has the challenge, they should have the opportunity to really challenge any sport. I’m on record on that,” Belichick said in his Monday videoconference.

In an interview on Monday on sports radio WEEI, Belichick said: “There are other examples of this, plays that have happened in situations where teams cannot challenge because the rules prohibit [it],

“I find further progress, and things like that, that you can’t challenge. I’m not talking about that. All I’m saying is the ability to challenge the game that doesn’t affect the outcome of the game – even calls like intervening and passing and stuff like that — I don’t understand why those plays can’t be reviewed [by a coach’s challenge],

Belichick is in his 48th season coaching in the NFL, which is his 28th as head coach, making him one of the more influential voices on league matters.

First-year Minnesota head coach Kevin O’Connell, who was drafted as quarterback by Belichick in 2008, said of Davis’ reception on Sunday: “It was right in front of me. I didn’t think it was. there was a catch. mode in that, which should be something that’s either from above [in the press box with the replay official]or possibly New York [at the replay center], We didn’t get any clarification on that. I asked.”

As for Belichick, whose team was closed over the weekend, he often prefers to keep his comments on NFL rules private between the coaches at the league’s annual meeting.

After sharing his thoughts on Davis Play Monday, he said: “The rules are the rules. The competition committee and the league vote on those rules. They are what they are.”