Sam Hurd: Two TD drops 'terrible'

December, 19, 2010
12/19/10
5:26
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ARLINGTON, Texas -- Sam Hurd had four receptions for 35 yards in a rare start, but he'll remember the two balls he didn't catch.

Jon Kitna twice targeted Hurd in the end zone. Hurd, who started because Roy Williams was inactive due to a groin injury, got his hands on the ball both times. But he didn't hang on to either pass.

The first was a fade to Hurd, who went high to grab the ball but failed to secure it as he came to the ground. On the second throw, Hurd ran a crossing route just across the goal line and failed to make a diving catch that wasn't difficult by NFL standards.

"Man, I pride myself in catching every ball thrown my way," Hurd said. "I did my pushups [as punishment for the drop], but that was terrible.

"If it touches my hands, I should catch it regardless. Both of them have got to be touchdowns."

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