Originally written October 10, 2012 on This Given Sunday:
The Green Bay Packers have been woefully inconsistent so far this season in route to their current 2-3 record. Part of the cause for that has been their absurd number of penalty yards they've accrued, leading the NFL with 390 yards stepped off. It's not a statistic they should be proud of, but it's one they need to own and fix as soon as possible. Apparently that's not a sentiment shared by all the players on the team. An unnamed Packers player told Lori Nickel of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that, "It's definitely on us as players," but he immediately follows that comment by saying, "But I think the refs are out to get us this year." The idea that NFL officials are "out to get" any team is ludicrous. These are professionals training year in and year out to be the best people to administer the pro game in the world. I can see how a Packers player, coach or even fan would think that the NFL's officials are out to get them, ...
3 Comments:
  • THERE'S NNNNOOOOO CRYING IN FOOTBALL!!!!!!
  • The refs didn't allow 8 sacks in a half, the refs didn't drop passes hitting the WRs in the hands. Quit the crying and do your job before you whine about someoneelse's job.
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