Penalty on Sam Hurd, not Miles Austin

Updated: October 18, 2010, 8:44 PM ET
By and Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys receiver Miles Austin was kicking himself for getting an excessive celebration penalty in the 24-21 loss to the Minnesota Vikings, but it looks as though it wasn't even his fault.

Cowboys coach Wade Phillips said he talked to Carl Johnson, the NFL's vice president of officiating, and the excessive celebration penalty wasn't actually on Austin. It was on Sam Hurd.

Hurd, apparently, flashed the "Hook 'em Horns" sign like Roy Williams always does, making ...

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