Only A Game Published by Only A Game The 'Tuck Rule' Game That Started A Dynasty ... And A Backlash Listen 11 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/734971/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend One of the most controversial calls in NFL history was made during a divisional playoff game on January 19, 2002. Without that call, the New England Patriots might never have become one of the most successful -- and hated -- teams in the league.