Originally written on cover32 - 49ers  |  Last updated 2/20/15
A video has surfaced on YouTube suggesting the NFC Championship game was rigged in favor of the Seattle Seahawks. Seattle beat San Francisco 23-17 in one of the most closely competitive games of the 2013-14 season, a game Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman called the “real Super Bowl” in the wake of Seattle’s 43-8 victory over Denver in Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday. The NFC Championship game hinged on several close plays. The video’s creator, Net.Vid, alleges the NFL influenced the ruling on many of those plays at the 49ers’ expense. I tend to dismiss arguments like this out of respect for the game, players, coaches, officials and the league. I say Seattle was the better team and won fair and square. Still, this is interesting stuff. What’s your take? Make sure you follow @cover32_SF and @cover32_NFL on Twitter for all the latest breaking news, columns, blogs and features from the 49ers and the entire NFL. You may also be interested in:Video suggests NFC title game was rigged in favor of SeattleSherman gives 49ers, Manning their due after Super Bowl49ers’ LB Bowman shares a manly selfie prior to surgery
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