Maybe he threw it to his back shoulder to save Wes's ass from getting blasted by the safety coming across the middle.
Yes you are being too hard on Tom, Gisele said it best:
“My husband cannot f@#*ing throw the ball and catch the ball at the same time,” Bundchen said. “I can’t believe they dropped the ball so many times.”
BTW: I love Germany especially oktoberfest! Prost!