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Game calls by replacement officials are so bad that it is moving the betting line on NFL games, and on the odds teams will make the post season.
Kevin Bradley, Sportsbook Manager for bovada.lv, released this statememt on last night’s refereeing debacle in the Seattle Seahawks - Green Bay Packers game:
"Never have I seen such an egregious call that represented such a huge swing in money. With 75% of pre-game action on the Packers, last night’s game-ending play goes down as one of the most significant last minute money swings in recent betting memory, and certainly the most controversial. Even the Super Bowl odds have been impacted as the Packers went from 7/1 to 17/2 and the Seahawks went from 60/1 to 30/1.It’s unfortunate that the referees and not the players are determining outcomes of NFL games."
Read between the lines to deduce that sportsbooks lost money, a lot I would guess, in the botched call that awarded the game to Seattle. Bookies are very good at sett...
BEST OF MAXIM
Nearly everyone in the NFL-community is up in arms after Monday night's "blown call" in the Packers-Seahawks game. But maybe it isn't so clear cut. The consensus seems to be that just because Packers safety M.D. Jennings caught the ball in mid-air and clutched it against his chest, that means it's a catch. Unfortunately, it's not until Jennings touches both...
Monday Night Football between the Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers ended in dramatic fashion and more replacement ref controversy. With the Seahawks trailing 12-7 and eight seconds left on the clock, Packers Russell Wilson threw a pass from the 24-yard line that safety, MD Jennings caught but then… Seahawks receiver Golden Tate attempted [...]
Green Bay Packers receiver Jordy Nelson has yet to get into the end zone after scoring 15 times last season.Fantasy Spin:Nelson has 13 receptions for 167 yards through the first three games. He's been targeted 19 times, tied for second on the team with Greg Jennings, behind tight end Jermichael Finley. Fantasy owners, who selected in the fourth round, are expecting a lot more from Nelson.
Yes, the NFL is using replacement referrers – but at least they have not made a bad call that decided the outcome of a game…oh wait.The Seattle Seahawks escaped with a 14-12 victory over the Green Bay Packers when a final-second, Hail Mary attempt was ruled a touchdown. Russell Wilson heaved the ball to the corner of the end zone where it was intercepted by the Packers’ M.D...
Someone Please Just Kill Him
10) It looks like the Seahawks are going to win this Bruce Irvin bet
9) Shockingly, a running game with Cedric Benson has failed to be electric
8) If you know someone who went all-in for Aaron Rodgers or Greg Jennings in his fantasy draft, please make sure the gas line to their oven isn't connected
7) In case you haven't been informed of...
You probably heard by now, but the NFL has a bit of a problem on its hands. That problem got much worse on Monday night. Building on an already obvious issue when it comes to the NFL's replacement referees, Monday night's Packers-Seahawks game was decided on a controversial play in which the officials made the wrong call. Even upon further review, the call was upheld, which...
The Seattle Seahawks beat the Green Bay Packers 14-12 Monday night, behind a lights-out first-half defensive effort and, oh, perhaps the most controversial ending in NFL history. A picture says 1,000 words.
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The ruling on the field will stand. The NFL has spoken after the disputed call that gave the Seattle Seahawks a 14-12 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Monday night. Replays indicated that Packers cornerback M.D. Jennings had possession of the pass in the end zone, but referees awarded the catch to Seattle's Golden Tate after the two wrestled for the ball on the turf. One...
The NFL has no appeals process in place to overturn the disputed call that gave the Seattle Seahawks a 14-12 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Monday night. The league plans to issue a formal statement on the highly controversial ruling by replacement referees sometime Tuesday. But there’s no way for the Packers to win a reversal, according to the NFL. "There'...