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Offensive Holding on Fourth Down in Field Goal Range

There was a play in the Super Bowl, not sure which team, where they were near the end zone and on fourth down there was an offensive holding call on a play they made a first down on.  That offensive holding was probably what allowed them to make the first down.  The penalty was accepted but since the call was before the play they still got to replay the down to kick a field goal.  This didn’t seem fair to me, kind of like a loophole that is bound to be exploited more and more as the game goes on.