He won’t be calling any playoff games after the league office takes a look at itThe ref was behind the play, though, and in no position to judge forward progress.
When players are running away from you, so that you see their backs, you can't tell when forward progress has stopped.
A ref who was positioned laterally to the play, such as on the line of scrimmage, would have had a much better view of the play and would have been in position to make that call. A ref trailing behind does not have the perspective angle to judge progress.
And if the HC or QB had done something differently, they would have had time for MULTIPLE plays.One play to the end zone from where they were was doable. That referee robbed them