Originally written November 05, 2012 on SteelerAddicts:
We should be used to this by now, but I don’t know that we in the Steeler Nation ever will; speaking of the phantom penalties that have been so plentiful over the years. On Sunday night against the Giants though, there were several more to add to the list but the flag against safety Ryan Clark was one that cost the Steelers at the time but worked out in the end. It’s no secret that the term “Steeler Football” is in part referenced by the fact that the defense is not afraid to lay down the epic hit any time they get the opportunity to do so. Even the high commander Roger Goodell and his merry men in waiting, the NFL Officials, aren’t able to completely stop Pittsburgh from doing what they do. With about 7:00 to go in the 2nd quarter, quarterback Eli Manning dropped back to pass as the Giants were threatening to score. He let the ball fly from about his own 6 yd line; pass intended for Victor Cruz, when Ryan Clark came flying in with a legal shoulder tackle that knocked Cruz into next...
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  • Steelers got several bad calls- but hey that is part of the game. I wonder if Goddell will fine Clark for the helmet-to-helmet. It wouldn't surprise me. It is interesting that the replacement refs got torn to shreds over the bad calls they made, but the media is throwing no fits over the officiating in this game.
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