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Lance Easley, the replacement referee who became famous after calling a controversial touchdown in favor of the Seattle Seahawks, in a game against the Green Bay Packers last season, made an appearance at Richard Sherman’s Celebrity charity softball game on Sunday.
Golden Tate, the player who caught the controversial touchdown, met up with his alleged co-conspirator at the game , and reminisced about the incident solely responsible for getting regular referees their jobs back.
“We talked about it a little bit,” Tate told Q13 Fox TV. “He told me how much his life has changed. It sounds like he’s keeping a positive attitude, regardless of all the negativity.”
Easley, was asked by Sherman to umpire the charity softball game which uses part of the proceeds to build homes for injured veterans, and since he’s a former marine, he couldn’t say no.
“I’m here for charity, and I would do the same for [Packers] charities,” he said, according to the The (Everett) Herald. “I have no ill will against any team, I’m not a Seahawk fan, I’m not a Green Bay fan. I stopped being a fan years ago.
The now retired referee, said that he believes the call he made on the night of September 24th, was the right call even after all the controversy.
“I made a call, it was a correct call — even though Green Bay fans will never say it’s correct — it was a difficult call, and it was one you just don’t want. As an official you want black-and-white calls, you don’t want gray calls, and that was a gray call that you had to be involved in and make it within a couple of seconds,” he said, according to The Herald.
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