Found September 25, 2012 on This Given Sunday:
Week three in the NFL was nothing short of spectacular there were a number of surprises coupled with questionable calls from the replacement officials. The Seahawks beat the Packers on a last second hail Mary that was simultaneously caught by a receiver and a defender. The Lions overcame a 14 point deficit with under two minutes to go only to lose in overtime. The Cardinals are still undefeated. The Saints still haven't won a game. It's just plain crazy out there. Game of the week) Without a doubt, the Packers matchup against the Seattle Seahawks takes the cake. The game was a low scoring affair which almost nobody predicted, including the experts at NFL.com. The game came down to the questionable/botched call of the week. After a review, it was determined that a Packers defender and a Seahawks receiver gained control of Russell Wilson's hail Mary at the same time, resulting in a Seahawks touchdown. The game wasn't all about one call, however. The Sea...
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