Thanks for the excellent explanation, Rich.
It all makes sense.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Rich Carreiro <rlcarr@...> wrote:
> frank.dana@... ("Frank") writes:
> > I just read an interesting question. How is the Welker catch and
> > lateral to Moss scored? Supposedly, Welker went for 26 yards,
> > netted another 11 after the lateral.
> Welker is credited for 26 receiving yards and one reception.
> Moss is credited for 11 receiving yards (but no reception).
> If Moss had scored, he would have been credited for a
> receiving touchdown.
> If the original play had been a run (say Welker ran a reverse
> for 26 yards and then lateralled), Welker would get 26 rushing
> yards and a rushing attempt and Moss would get 11 rushing yards
> (but no rushing attempt).
> Rich Carreiro rlcarr@...