Perhaps this article from the Edmonton Journal will clear things up.....
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Bauman drops the ball(s)
Scott Petersen, CanWest News Service
Published: Monday, August 13, 2007
EDMONTON -- Chris Bauman enters his first bye week as a pro with visions of two footballs slipping through his hands to the green grass below.
Clearly dejected in the locker room after the game, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats receiver became the go-to guy on his team's final failed drive in a 19-17 loss to the Edmonton Eskimos on Saturday night. What could've been a storybook ending to the match became a bit of a nightmare that he'll stew over for two weeks before his next game.
The Ti-Cats were on their own 23-yard-line with 1:02 to play and needing a field goal for a win. The wish of a wide open receiver was granted in the form of Bauman running down the right sideline, though quarterback Jason Maas was hammered while releasing the ball. The fluttering pass still made its target, but Bauman couldn't keep a grip on it.
"It just hung up there and I took my eyes off it, I guess,'' said the first overall pick in the 2007 Canadian Football League college draft, who starred for the University of Regina Rams.
He was granted a chance to make up for it two plays later, as Maas attacked the matchup of the smaller Omarr Morgan of the Eskimos against the 6-foot-6 Bauman. The ball was on target, but the receiver couldn't haul it in under tight coverage.
"The last play in particular, (Morgan) was pressing and I felt like Bauman's a big target,'' said Maas. "Morgan's going to have to play it perfectly and if it's a little short, (Bauman's) going to be able to jump up and make a play on it and maybe either get a P.I. (pass interference) or ball in his hands. It was probably the best ball I threw all night and he just didn't get it.''