Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 11/22/12
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Now that we have had time to judge, who was better, the Replacement Officials or the Regular Officials? You see the image to the left, that was the lasting image in the NFL left by the replacement officials. The extremely bad call that should have been an interception by the Green Bay Packers, was ruled a touchdown by Golden Tate and gave the Seattle Seahawks a victory. Fans and media alike broke out in an outrage slamming the replacement officials for such a horrible call. I included slammed the replacements for missing such an obvious interception. In the first Thanksgiving game of the day, the Houston Texans benefited from several bad calls including a phantom off-sides call that extended a Texans drive in Overtime, but the one everyone is talking about is the Justin Forsett non-call that should have ruled him down but Walt Coleman let him go and penalized the Lions giving the Texans a touchdown that changed the game.… Read more
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