Found September 25, 2012 on SportsBlooded:
The Green Bay Packers were supposed to be playing against the Seattle Seahawks on Monday Night Football last night, but they ended up against to play against the replacement refs as well and the replacements refs killed them. With the Seahawks down by 5 and on the Packers 24 yard line, Seahawks QB Russell Wilson was intercepted by M.D. Jennings on a pass intended for Golden Tate. The referees call on the field was that both Tate and Jennings possessed the ball at the same time and by rule the possession goes to the offensive player. The Seahawks were awarded the touchdown and won the game 14-12. There have been some bad calls so far this year in the NFL by the replacement officials, but this one takes the cake. The fact that this one call made the difference in the game is ridiculous. Roger Goodell needs to settle the dispute with the locked out officials as soon as possible because the replacement officials are killing the game we love. The photos below show how horrible the call w...
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