A few Green Bay Packers proved more lethal with their smartphones than their play in the immediate aftermath of Monday night's controversial 14-12 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.
"Got f---ed by the refs," said TJ Lang, part of a Packers line that allowed QB Aaron Rogers to be sacked eight times in the first half. "Embarrassing. Thanks NFL."
Lang didn't use dashes as he joined social media uproar with that tweet moments after replacement officials ruled that Seahawks receiver Golden Tate, not safety M.D. Jennings, caught the ball on a Hail Mary tossed by Russell Wilson as time expired. Along with missing the fact that Jennings appeared to have control of the ball, officials also overlooked a clear case of offensive pass interference as Tate shoved cornerback Sam Shields as the ball was airborne.
The play, which happened to be in the spotlight due to the fact it came on "Monday Night Football", could spur the NFL to negotiate to end the lockout of the regular referees, who missed the...