Reverse Thrust on a 757

From: (Mazen Saghir)
Organization: Department of Computer Engineering, University of Toronto
Date:         30 Oct 94 21:29:42 
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While waiting for our flight to take off at DFW, I noticed that two 757s
landed and had reverse thrust applied before their front landing gears had
touched the ground. Is this standard procedure? I though that reverse thrust
is applied after all wheels are on the ground.