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Offline TOPackerFan  
#21 Posted : Monday, February 7, 2011 7:28:03 PM(UTC)
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I thought Swain was a catch, but that's probably only because Jennings recovered. If the Steelers had recovered, I'd have been screaming no football move therfore no catch.


I just gave you an applaud point for a very rare demonstration of honesty by a fan.


It's the truth! Said pretty much the same thing to my wife during the game last night.
Offline millertime  
#22 Posted : Monday, February 7, 2011 7:37:54 PM(UTC)
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Common sense tells me it was a catch.

But according to the "rules" there was some bobbling. Also, it was called incomplete on the field, so there would have to be INDISPUTABLE evidence to overturn the call (especially in a game of this magnitude).

If it was originally ruled a catch and fumble and Pittsburgh challenged it, I think they would have upheld the fumble. Just goes to show that there are still "gray areas" that the league needs to clear up in the rulebook.
Offline TwinkieGorilla  
#23 Posted : Monday, February 7, 2011 7:39:49 PM(UTC)
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re: Collins

NoFunLeague indeed. ::roll:
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#24 Posted : Tuesday, February 8, 2011 1:05:04 AM(UTC)
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Swain dropped the ball. I never saw possession. I saw him struggling to control the ball and you really need control. He never had control and took a step.

Hate the celebration penalty. It is the Super Bowl, so both teams deserve a little slack. God forbid you get excited because, you know, youre a human being with emotions.

The Crabtree call was awful and that was the only one that stands out.

Tramon Williams call was correct in my view. Williams needs to get away from the ball. The Steelers did what they should have and tried to make him touch it. That is on him.
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#25 Posted : Tuesday, February 8, 2011 1:06:29 AM(UTC)
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Crabtree the "facemask" call?
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#26 Posted : Tuesday, February 8, 2011 4:10:30 AM(UTC)
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Crabtree the "facemask" call?


Yeah, that was shite. Was almost exactly the other way around. I remember going..."Oh, great. Last year it was the game against the Cards. Now this?"
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#27 Posted : Tuesday, February 8, 2011 4:17:36 AM(UTC)
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One thing I did notice...and correct me if I am wrong, but were there ZERO holding penalties called?
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#28 Posted : Tuesday, February 8, 2011 4:35:33 AM(UTC)
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And can anyone explain to me why the NFL sees a substantive difference between kneeling on one knee versus kneeling on two knees in the end zone? Both can be expressions of prayer or exultation. It makes no sense.


Because going to one knee is considered a religious gesture, and the league doesn't want to go there. Stupid, stupid rule, either way. Who gives a shit about excessive TD celebrations (so long as they don't hold up the game, of course)?
Offline go.pack.go.  
#29 Posted : Tuesday, February 8, 2011 4:41:29 AM(UTC)
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One thing I did notice...and correct me if I am wrong, but were there ZERO holding penalties called?


I do remember one holding call on us. I can't remember who it was on, but I do remember that I didn't agree with the call.

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Wow I just realized how many times I said "remember" in 2 sentences there.
Offline Greg C.  
#30 Posted : Tuesday, February 8, 2011 4:41:38 AM(UTC)
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One thing I did notice...and correct me if I am wrong, but were there ZERO holding penalties called?


The only one I remember for the Packers was the one by Donald Lee, when he failed to get out of his stance on time on a running play and then hooked the linebacker.

The Steelers had at least two holding penalties. Clay Matthews got held by the tight end on one play, then there was the hold later in the game by number 71 I think, when he tackled Cullen Jenkins.
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