Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 9/25/12
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is an avid Washington Redskins fan and enjoys his fantasy football. Like most NFL enthusiasts, the NASCAR star was confused by the controversial call that replacement officials made in Monday night's game between the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks. In the closing seconds, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson hurled the ball into the end zone, where Packers defensive back M.D. Jennings and Seahawks receiver Golden Tate wrestled for possession. Although the play appeared to be an interception by Jennings, which would have resulted in a touchback, the side judge signaled touchdown. The call was upheld after a lengthy replay review, giving host Seattle a 14-12 victory. "I thought it was consistent with what we have seen throughout the year and how the replacement refs have had some problems and some challenges," Earnhardt said. "They face a lot of criticism. They get a lot of attention. I know they're probably doing as good a job as they can do. They're tryi...
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