Originally written September 25, 2012 on Foxboro Blog:
In the worst officiating debacle since the 1972 Munich Olympic Games when incompetent game and table officials literally robbed the United States men's Olympic basketball team of a gold medal, the National Football League became the laughingstock of professional sports when on-field replacement officials and league-employed replay officials botched a last second call on a "Hail Mary" pass by Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson which was clearly intercepted by Green Bay Packers defender M.D. Jennings. The botched call and the absolute farce that followed, resulted in a 14-12 Seahawks win over the Packers in a game that will be discussed for weeks and weeks, especially if it ends up having an effect on the playoff positioning for the Packers. The controversy began when officials overlooked a blatant offensive interference call when Seattle's Golden Tate leveled Green Bay's Sam Shields as a 24-yard pass made its way towards the end zone as time expired and Gree...
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