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Finally it is over. The replacement officials have finally been relieved of their duties and the real officials, led by Ed "Hocules" Hochuli, can take their rightful place back on the gridiron. This comes after the debacle on Monday Night Football when an official wrongly (no matter what the NFL says) awarded Golden Tate and the Seattle Seahawks a touchdown and consequently a victory over Aaron Rodgers and the Packers. But what does this mean for the NFL and will the fans do in reaction to the return of the original officials.First off, the fans at tonight's game between the Cleveland Browns and Baltimore Ravens are going to be the first ones to see a consistently called game all year long. I say consistently because there is no doubt that these officials will make mistakes. It is part of life, no one is perfect. But having consistent calls will at least bring the level of competition between the teams back to what we fans expect it to be. As for me, what am I loo...
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The Seattle Times is reporting that Golden Tate has chosen to come clean. He admits to grotesquely pushing off in the Seattle Seahawks‘ controversial victory over the Green Bay Packers on Monday night.
“I’m not going to...
The Green Bay Packers suffered one of the most difficult losses in the history of sports, when victory was stolen from them by one of the worst game-ending calls you will ever see. Aaron Rodgers, the starting QB for the Packers and the MVP of league, issued an apology to fans across the league, one [...]
Will Aaron Rodgers finally get it going against the Saints?
As tough as it is, we need to move on and get back to legitimate football.
After the Green Bay Packers “loss” to fall to 1-2 against the Seattle Seahawks on Monday night, the Packers somehow must regroup and play the New Orleans Saints Sunday at Lambeau Field. The Saints enter the game a somewhat surprising 0-3 on...
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After being on the losing-end of quite possibly the worst call in professional football history (and certainly the most scrutinized), Packers QB Aaron Rodgers stepped up to the mic on his weekly ESPN Radio show yesterday, where he calmly and clearly stated exactly what needed to be said about the NFL and their ongoing labor dispute with the referees...
If the Packers are going to be an explosive offense, they must protect their QB.
Fail Mary. The Inaccurate Reception. Senseless in Seattle.
Whatever you want to call it, the Packers’ Monday Night misfortune has been the topic of the sports world this week. Did the Packers deserve the win at Seattle? Sure, they did. But buried under the outrage surrounding the NFL’s replacement...
Aaron Rodgers has not been an elite fantasy quarterback this season but should produce against the Saints on Sunday.
It is already week four in the National Football League and for fantasy football owners that means it is already time for bye weeks. For instance this week top fantasy quarterbacks such as Ben Roethlisberger and Andrew Luck are on bye weeks. Big Ben and...
It's not so much how the Seahawks won the game. That was enraging enough. What has Packers guard Josh Sitton royally ticked off is how some members of the Seahawks have been acting like there was something legitimate about the victory. After a controversial last-second play Monday night that will forever live in infamy, Sitton is still irked about the poor officiating -- but...
Posted by a staff contributor at 1070 The Fan, Bob Lamey has a much longer Afternoon Update from the first day of the bye in which he has audio from everyone from Colts QB Coach Clyde Christensen to Green Bay QB Aaron Rodgers.
Now that the NFL is two days removed from the debacle that was the Seahawks victory over the Packers on a last second Hail Mary pass where the replacement referees incorrectly rewarded Seattle the game winning touchdown, maybe fans can look at this situation in a more rational way. Not likely.For those of you that missed it, or have been under a rock since Monday evening, Seattle’s...
The New Orleans Saints and Green Bay Packers have been two of the NFC’s best for the past 3 years and have had some of the most explosive offenses in history, largely due to the play of their all-pro QBs, Drew Brees and Aaron Rodgers. This year, the pass-happy offenses that lit up the league [...]
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The NFL's regular officiating crews are back. Their return couldn't have come soon enough for many players, coaches and fans.
After two days of marathon negotiations - and mounting frustration throughout the league - the NFL and the officials' union announced at midnight Thursday that a tentative eight-year agreement had been reached to end a lockout that began in June...
Just as the NFL hoped a critical mistake by replacement officials would not swing the balance of a game, the league now has to hope the botched outcome of Mondays Packers-Seahawks game doesnt swing the balance of the standings such that it affects the playoffs.
The Fail Mary as many have called it Monday Russell Wilsons touchdown pass to Golden Tate on the final play of...
After three weeks the tables have turned in the NFC North and the two teams at the bottom from last season are sitting a top the standings with a tenuous one game lead. Let's take a look at five things to watch this week in the black and blue division.Can the Packers recover from the beat down in Puget Sound?Everyone in America has seen the play that ended the game in Seattle...
Lost amid the Seattle Seahawks' controversial win earlier this week is how well they've been playing defensively.
That doesn't bode well for a St. Louis Rams team coming off its worst offensive performance of the young season.
Seattle goes for its fourth consecutive victory over the Rams on Sunday in St. Louis.
Looking to build on a 27-7 victory over Dallas in Week...
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Aaron Rodgers (GB vs NO)
Matt Ryan (ATL vs CAR)
Drew Brees (NO at GB)
Robert Griffin III (WAS at TB)