Originally Posted by RealGatorFan
Nope, I'd make it simple - you arrive too early = PI. Forget this 5 yard crap. The ball is in the air and you hit the receiver = PI. Same with the receiver too - push the defender while the ball is in the air = Offensive PI. Which BTW, the refs seem to get the offensive PI almost always correct.
Otherwise, I'd never throw the ball inside the 7 simply because the defenders can jump all over the receivers.
I didn't see the defender making significant contact with the WR while the ball was in the air. He certainly didn't hit the WR while the ball was in the air. Good no call.