Ross, who admitted the incompletion “was all my fault” after the game, didn’t see the field much after that, finishing with just six snaps.
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“If you do it right and you run like you can run, that ball can go there and it can be a big play for us,” Lewis said. “The receiver can’t dictate where the ball goes. The quarterback has to make the read and do what he does and throw the ball based on coverage and what his progression is. And in that case, he chose John.
“And he made a nice throw, put the ball where it needed to be and it ended up from you to me away,” he continued. “Had he been running, likely he catches it. I would hope it would be a touchdown, but that’s the margin of error we’re at right now. We’re a little thin on that.”