Found September 30, 2012 on
Pro Football Zone:
According to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports via NFL.com, replay official Howard Slavin and side judge Lance Easley, a replacement official, received numerous death threats following last Monday night’s debacle in Seattle between the Seahawks and Packers.
Glazer said that NFL security was forced to get involved because of how bad the situation got.
I find it very sad and disturbing that people take football so seriously that they’ll stoop as low as sending death threats to officials that were only pawns during the NFL referee lock out.
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GREEN BAY, Wis. Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings re-injured his groin and has been ruled out for the remainder of Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints.
Jennings caught a touchdown pass -- his first of the season -- from quarterback Aaron Rodgers early in the second quarter to give Green Bay a 14-7 lead. But on the following drives, Jennings stood on the sideline...
Just when the Green Bay Packers thought they had escaped the horrendous officiating that cost them the win against the Seattle Seahawks, it reappeared Sunday at home vs. the New Orleans Saints. This time they got the win, in large part thanks to an offense that had really been struggling in their first 3 games. Their offense has been so bad in fact that Sunday marked the first time...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The regular referees were back, but the Packers still couldn't escape a few costly botched calls. But unlike Week 3, Green Bay was able to overcome the officiating mistakes and improve to a 2-2 record.
Handing out grades following the Packers' 28-27 win over the Saints:
Passing Offense: B
Aaron Rodgers threw four touchdowns passes in this game, which...
Packers’ Clay Matthews Comments On Visiting 0-3 Saints -
“It’s like a wounded dog coming in here. They’re 0-3, but when you tell anybody that you’re playing the Saints, they don’t assume that they have that record. … They have no sympathy for us and we don’t for them.” - Clay Matthews
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Now that nobody in Green Bay has fingernails left and some will be sporting new gray hairs on their head it is time to sum up the game.
This game featured a battle between the starting quarterbacks as Aaron Rodgers threw for 319 yards and four touchdowns. Not to be outdone Drew Brees threw for 446 yards and three touchdowns.
In terms of offense, the Packers had a solid attack. ...
James Jones, picking up the slack for an injured Greg Jennings, helped deliver a key win with two touchdowns and a crucial catch to clinch the game.