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Worst call of the season?
grey_whiskers ^ | 09-24-2012 | grey_whiskers

Posted on 09/24/2012 8:58:23 PM PDT by grey_whiskers

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To: grey_whiskers

Worst call of the season?!?!!? Try one of the worst calls EVER... This weekend has been a joke for NFL Football, they better end this lockout soon.


51 posted on 09/24/2012 9:25:01 PM PDT by gallandro1
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To: irishtenor

Oh, believe me, that is UPPERMOST in my mind.


52 posted on 09/24/2012 9:25:51 PM PDT by Mama Shawna
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To: Gil4

It’s just a game, a boys game.

If the league caves then the union refs will “own” the league.

Integrity of the game???? Give me a break.


53 posted on 09/24/2012 9:26:24 PM PDT by biff (WAS)
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To: MNJohnnie
Obama must be a substitute ref!
54 posted on 09/24/2012 9:26:31 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: grey_whiskers

I’ve seen a lot of “interesting” calls and ball placements in NCAA too.


55 posted on 09/24/2012 9:26:59 PM PDT by Dogbert41 ("...The people of Jerusalem are strong, because the Lord Almighty is their God" Zech. 12:5)
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To: grey_whiskers
Aaron Rodgers presser just now and I realized something...


56 posted on 09/24/2012 9:27:05 PM PDT by Dysart
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To: Mama Shawna

Too bad I couldn’t see it. I am at work.


57 posted on 09/24/2012 9:27:24 PM PDT by irishtenor (Everything in moderation, however, too much whiskey is just enough... Mark Twain)
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To: Gil4

>> “ That plus the Pack loss plus the Vikes win yesterday makes for a good weekend.” <<

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To those that hate truth and reality, and love insanity.


58 posted on 09/24/2012 9:28:03 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: gswilder
Not trying to be a serial poster here...but does anyone remember the "tuck rule?"

I had no dog in that hunt, but it had to be the most egregious case of sports larceny I've ever seen.

59 posted on 09/24/2012 9:28:14 PM PDT by daler
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To: grey_whiskers

They should send these refs back to pop-warner where they belong.


60 posted on 09/24/2012 9:34:45 PM PDT by Bullish (Barry's not fit to shine the shoes of a REAL President.)
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To: The Sons of Liberty
NFL and Integrity are mutually exclusive!
61 posted on 09/24/2012 9:49:42 PM PDT by leprechaun9
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To: dfwgator

Brees (NFLPA) came close to saying that today - before this game.


62 posted on 09/24/2012 9:51:50 PM PDT by Ingtar (Everyone complains about the weather, but only Liberals try to legislate it.)
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To: grey_whiskers

If the Seahawk organization had any honor they would forfeit this game.


63 posted on 09/24/2012 9:54:59 PM PDT by Species8472 (Stupid is supposed to hurt)
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To: GreatRoad

Godell will do nothing. He is too busy trying to manufacture evidence to support his actions against the Saints. He never thought he would get called on it.


64 posted on 09/24/2012 10:06:34 PM PDT by Ingtar (Everyone complains about the weather, but only Liberals try to legislate it.)
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To: daler

As a Dallas fan, I thought the call in the Viking’s playoff game was great! I am also an NC State fan and had the pleasure of watching Russell Wilson for three years as the starting QB of the Wolfpack. He actually graduated in May 2010, but played that fall while he took graduate courses. He will throw some interceptions, but he will also make some unbelievable plays. No matter how you view that last call, he gave his team a chance to win in what appeared to be very difficult circumstances. He left NCSU in 2011 to pursue a baseball career with the Rockies. He was actually drafted by the Orioles out of high school but decided to accept the scholarship offer from NCSU to obtain a college degree. He spent his last year of college eligibility at the University of Wisconsin where he led the team to the 2011 Big Ten championship and a Rose Bowl victory. Last week’s victory over the Cowboys (who played really terribly) showed what Russell is capable of doing when he is “on”. I just wish that Dallas had had the good sense to draft him! But then, speaking of Dallas management and good sense in the same sentence is a contradiction in terms. :)


65 posted on 09/24/2012 10:14:30 PM PDT by srmorton (Deut. 30 19: "..I have set before you life and death,....therefore, choose life..")
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To: schwingdoc
I'm a Seahawks fan, and I have a visceral hatred of GB, but this was a dirty win.

I don't see how the refs can spin this.

Betcha the strike is over before the week is out.

66 posted on 09/24/2012 10:21:02 PM PDT by boop (It's not personal...it's strictly business)
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To: grey_whiskers

Even if they settled tomorrow, I doubt the real refs would be ready for a few weeks..


67 posted on 09/24/2012 11:06:02 PM PDT by cardinal4 (If Baraq Hussein Obama had a son he would look like Rageboy)
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To: SaxxonWoods

If you look closely at the replay, the receiver seems to get both hands on the ball at the same time as the defender (left hand is somewhat hidden). The receiver’s right hand comes off but goes right back on as the players fall, and both players keep both hands on the ball after that. The ESPN drama queens read the rule, and the word “chest” is not in the language.

The ref may have made the right call. The call being that simultaneous possession happened when the ball reached the players, and continued long enough to call it as such.


68 posted on 09/24/2012 11:16:34 PM PDT by SaxxonWoods (....The days are long, but the years are short.....)
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To: grey_whiskers

Anyone know how the post-game grading of replacement officials compares with that of prior seasons?


69 posted on 09/25/2012 2:22:29 AM PDT by fso301
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To: Last Dakotan

I’m sick of watching outcomes decided by the ineptitude and incompetence of the presiding officials.

That’s why I hold my nose and vote for Republicans.


70 posted on 09/25/2012 2:51:33 AM PDT by Dr.Deth
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To: editor-surveyor; Gil4

>> “ That plus the Pack loss plus the Vikes win yesterday makes for a good weekend.” <<

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“To those that hate truth and reality, and love insanity.”

I have to add that the Bears win also makes the NFC north look good to me.

Per your point: The TRUTH is that today the Packers are 1 and 2. The reality is the Bears are 2 and 1.

The INSANITY is being a Packers fan.... :)


71 posted on 09/25/2012 3:58:02 AM PDT by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron.)
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To: raybbr

Bears = Obama. Packers = Ryan. Pack wins. Again.


72 posted on 09/25/2012 4:10:41 AM PDT by Solson (The Voters stole the election! And the establishment wants it back.)
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To: dfwgator

Season?!?!! How bout worst call(s), ever.
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Nope, not the worst call ever.

That would be the one in the Super Bowl, Cowboys vs. Steelers, where late in the game a Cowboy defensive back fell down on pass coverage during a long pass and Lynn Swann (I think) tripped over him and fell down. .....It was called pass interference, giving the Steelers a first down and permitted the Steelers to score to win the game. (another dumbass union referee who probably had a big bet on the game)

The NFL rules were then changed and that is clearly NOT to be considered pass interference.


73 posted on 09/25/2012 4:44:24 AM PDT by octex
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To: Solson
Bears = Obama. Packers = Ryan. Pack wins. Again.

Uh, not they didn't. LOL

74 posted on 09/25/2012 5:02:08 AM PDT by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron.)
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To: Tula Git
These scabs have got to go.

I have no problem whatsoever hiring replacement refs to work for people who are demanding fulltime year-round pay for working 68 hours in that year.

BUT how did they ever find such completely incompetent jerks to referee the games?

75 posted on 09/25/2012 5:30:00 AM PDT by Last Dakotan
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To: raybbr

“The INSANITY is being a Packers fan.... “

Is it insanity? I always thought it was just evil. :)


76 posted on 09/25/2012 5:49:59 AM PDT by Gil4 (Progressives - Trying to repeal the Law of Supply and Demand since 1848)
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To: daler

“The Cowboys had more than Mary on their side for that call.”

The pass interference on the final play last night was far more obvious, and the Drew Pearson no-call was in an era when they let a lot more go. (Not that I’ve forgiven yet.)


77 posted on 09/25/2012 8:39:37 AM PDT by Gil4 (Progressives - Trying to repeal the Law of Supply and Demand since 1848)
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To: grey_whiskers

The new asterisk game *


78 posted on 09/25/2012 8:53:05 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: grey_whiskers

After last night, we now know that a football player that catches a ball in the wrong end zone scores one for the other team.


79 posted on 09/25/2012 10:56:04 AM PDT by OldNavyVet
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To: raybbr

Not a Packer fan, just have no patience with childish fans.


80 posted on 09/25/2012 12:43:44 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: SaxxonWoods
The call being that simultaneous possession

According to the NFL rule book:

Possession: When a player controls the ball throughout the act of clearly touching both feet, or any other part of his body other than his hand(s), to the ground inbounds.

By that standard GB had procession and Seattle did not. Having a hand on the ball is not the same as procession.

81 posted on 09/25/2012 1:23:25 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: grey_whiskers

Hit the NFL in the pocketbook.

I cancelled my account to NFLShop.com and informed them I am done with this charade of an NFL season and will no longer purchase any more of their products and will be encouraging others to do the same.

Here is the link where you can leave your comments:

http://www.nflshop.com/helpdesk/index.jsp?display=store&subdisplay=contact&stillHaveQuestion=yes&clickid=botnav_privacy_txt


82 posted on 09/25/2012 1:30:02 PM PDT by ThE_RiPpEr.
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To: grey_whiskers

It’s a game.....a game.


83 posted on 09/25/2012 1:32:07 PM PDT by wtc911 (Amigo - you've been had.)
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To: Yogafist
I understand the temporary refs missing the calls (both the offensive pass interference and the jump ball at the end which, on replay, was clearly an interception), but what is of significant concern is the regular -- not one of the temps -- replay official upholding the mis-interpretation that it was a "simultaneous catch".

On the other hand, had the call been made correctly on the field (that is, it was an interception by GB), I doubt the replay official would have had sufficient visual evidence to overturn it.

All this said, Green Bay did not play very well last night.

84 posted on 09/25/2012 1:39:29 PM PDT by glennaro
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To: glennaro
"..had the call been made correctly on the field (that is, it was an interception by GB),.."

The black ref called touch back. How did he get overturned?

85 posted on 09/25/2012 4:02:17 PM PDT by Tula Git
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To: boop
I wouldnt go so far as calling it a dirty game. The Seahawks played a great game. Their defense was spectacular. GBs second touchdown had 2 very questionable calls that gave them 7 points. The play in the endzone at the end, I've seen a couple other stills that have me thinking it was a better call than I did at first. Here's a pic with Tate's both feet on the ground and both hands on the ball. ie. Seattle has every right to be called the winners as GB. I am not apologizing for that win.
86 posted on 09/26/2012 9:48:21 AM PDT by schwingdoc
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