Found September 24, 2012 on Helmet2Helmet:
Capping off a wacky Week 3 of NFL action was perhaps the wackiest game of all between the Patriots and Ravens. Though largely entertaining, the primetime affair was marred by — what else — sloppy officiating, the maddening norm of the young season. The game culminated in a controversial Baltimore win, when kicker Justin Tucker kicked a field goal as time expired, barely squeezing the ball inside the uprights. On first glance, the kick appeared to have veered outside, hooking over the very top. The situation was bang-bang for the overwhelmed replacement referees, though they did make the right call, and the play was not reviewable. Legitimately shocked and equally disappointed, Patriots coach Bill Belichick argued the kick was no good, even going so far as chasing down and grabbing an official when the game was over. Belichick’s actions, though a bit shocking, were not terribly surprising, as emotions and physicality were high the whole night. If you tuned in, it became obvious thing...

Pats LB blasts 'Zebras' on Twitter

Brandon Spikes ripped the performance of the replacement refs during the Patriots-Ravens game, tweeting, "foot locker called and they're needed Back at work !!!!"

Brandon Spikes goes on Twitter rips replacements

After Sunday night’s loss to the Baltimore Ravens, New England Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes went on Twitter and ripped the replacement officials. Can someone please tell these ******* zebras foot locker called and they’re needed Back at work !!!! #BreakingPoint — brandon spikes (@BrandonSpikes55) September 24, 2012 An hour or so later, he posted a message pretty...

Brandon Spikes Blasts Referees on Twitter, Says 'Zebras' Should Go Back to Foot Locker

National Football League referees wear black and white stripes. Employees at Foot Locker wear referee shirts. Zebras have black and white stripes. Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes, upset with the officiating following the Pats' loss to the Ravens, added that all up and put it into one single tweet that may cost him a few bucks. "Can someone please tell these [expletive...

NFL News: New England Patriots LB Brandon Spikes takes to Twitter

After a last second loss to a bitter rival, I always expect the emotions of players on the losing team to be high. Then when you add to that with some terrible officiating, a costly penalty against you, and a 1-2 record, you end up with Brandon Spikes tweet. After losing to the Baltimore Ravens on a game winning field goal, New England Patriots LB Brandon Spikes came out and tweeted...

Brandon Spikes Hilarious Rips Refs Through Twitter

Last night's New England Patriots-Baltimore Ravens contest was both a classic and a frustrating game for coaches, players, and fans alike. New England Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes was one of the many who were frustrated by the incompetence of the referees and he took to Twitter after the game to vent his feelings. It was quite a zinger, too. "Can someone please tell...

Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes unhappy with referees

After some questionable calls against the New England Patriots on the final drive for the Baltimore Ravens and after the questionable field goal, Patriots players were undoubtedly frustrated.  Brandon Spikes had this to say following the game:Can someone please tell these ******* zebras foot locker called and they’re needed Back at work !!!! #BreakingPoint— brandon spikes (...

Ravens fans chant ‘bullsh**’ as loud as you will ever hear (Video)

As Brandon Spikes already phrased more eloquently than we ever could, the replacement officials were as bad as they have been all year during Sunday night’s game between the Patriots and Ravens. Their performance resulted in 70,000-plus fans reaching their boiling point toward the end of the game when John Harbaugh received an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty. Harbaugh claims he...

Brandon Spikes wants the scabs to go back to Foot Locker

The New England Patriots and the Baltimore Ravens played in a game that was filled with questionable calls last night. which ended up a thrilling 31-30 win for the host Ravens. Bill Belichick became the story at the end of the game, when he grabbed one of the replacement officials as the teams left the [...]

Brandon Spikes is pissed at the replacement refs

It's obvious that the replacement ref situation is really frustrating not only the fans, but also the NFL coaches and players. And the Patriots are starting to express it. Between Bill Belichick grabbing an official after the game and Brandon Spikes' profanity-laced Twitter post below, it's obvious that the situation is getting out of hand, and hopefully it will force...

Brandon Spikes rips officials on Twitter

The NFL replacement officials once again had a rough night in prime time during the Baltimore Ravens' 31-30 victory over the New England Patriots.  Penalties were completely missed and questionable flags were thrown throughout the game Sunday night.   During the game officials hit Ravens coach John Harbaugh with a 15-yard penalty for verbally abusing them.   After the game...

Belichick grabs official (VIDEO), Brandon Spikes takes it to Twitter

Sigh. The Patriots are no different than anyone else. Head coach Bill Belichick is human after all, and finally showed some emotion after the Sunday night's loss to the Baltimore Ravens. Unfortunately, The Hoodie was wrong in what he did, and most assuredly with face fines and/or a reprimand from the NFL. If you missed it, The Hooded One grabbed an official after the game...

Ravens fans chant “Bullsh*t” loudly during SNF game

Ravens fans were not too happy with the replacement refs last night against the New England Patriots. They were not alone in that sentiment. Patriots linebacker, Brandon Spikes, voiced his anger on twitter, saying that the zebras need to go back to working at Foot Locker.The fans anger came after the John Harbaugh was flagged by an unsportsmanlike penalty near the end of the game...
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