Letters to the Editor

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Tag: green bay packers

Sep.
26th

NFL: Where was outcry over bad Super Bowl calls?

Yes, Monday night’s game was controversial, and all we have heard are how bad the replacement refs are and how Seattle really didn’t win. We will be hearing this story for the rest of the year, and longer if this happens to be the game Green Bay can blame if they don’t happen to make the playoffs by one game.

What I do not understand is this: In the 2005 Super Bowl between the Seattle Seahawks and the Pittsburgh Steelers, there were some really bad calls from the regular officials that caused Seattle to lose, but people didn’t carry on

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Sep.
26th

NFL: Remember, it’s just a game

I have been watching all the news about the substitute NFL referees and all the turmoil caused, especially since the Monday night game where the Seattle Seahawks won. I think we should all remember that in the end, it’s just a game.

Referees in other countries get threatened, assaulted, and even killed for making bad calls. This is especially true in countries where soccer approaches the level of a religion. I think berating the refs on national TV is irresponsible and dangerous. Even Paul Ryan and the president chimed in. Vegas book makers added that the blown call resulted in

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