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Offline Zero2Cool  
#51 Posted : Tuesday, September 25, 2012 4:56:09 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: stevegb Go to Quoted Post
On a side note, I believe it was an interception but what was Jennings thinking not batting it down?


I forget which teams were playing Sunday when a hail mary was batted right into the offensive players hands. Teams have a trail to the pile now. A trail as in someone waiting for the ball to be batted to them. I don't know if they practice batting the ball out of the endzone though.
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#52 Posted : Tuesday, September 25, 2012 5:33:43 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: nerdmann Go to Quoted Post
As a scoring play, it would have to be reviewed.


But you couldn't overturn it. Just as ridiculous as not being able to challenge where the runner went out of bounds after a fumble recovery and being given a 15 yard unsporstmanlike conduct penalty in the first game. People are saying that refs are ruining the game, but the new replay system plays a big part too. Either have replay or don't have it.
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#53 Posted : Tuesday, September 25, 2012 5:37:35 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Zero2Cool Go to Quoted Post
I forget which teams were playing Sunday when a hail mary was batted right into the offensive players hands. Teams have a trail to the pile now. A trail as in someone waiting for the ball to be batted to them. I don't know if they practice batting the ball out of the endzone though.


agreed bitch slapping the ball isn't always the best move either...
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#54 Posted : Tuesday, September 25, 2012 5:42:43 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: gbguy20 Go to Quoted Post
The officials: Elliott (d2), Rhone-Dunn (Big 12), Harrod (D2, arena), Easley (Calif. HS/JC), Simmons (TX HS), Peek (TX HS). Easley blew call

easley is a highschool / juco ref

his call overruled the ref who ruled it a touchback.


I have decided no one can be that inept. Gamblers have gotten to 1-2 of the refs. I think the official who called the TD was the same one who called Shields for PI. One one who reviewed the play could have been a part of it. Either that or he was scared shitless of making the correct call.
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#55 Posted : Tuesday, September 25, 2012 5:45:44 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: all_about_da_packers Go to Quoted Post
There is a point bigger than this: the booth review, which was done by a full-time veteran NFL employee, up-held the play call. I really, really want to hear the justification for the call being upheld by Howard Slavin, someone who is NOT a replacement ref but a permanent NFL employee that made the decision on the booth review.


The NFL employee upstairs does not decide the final outcome of the play. Only should there be a review or not. The ref on the field goes under the hood and decides to wet his pants or not.
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Offline rabidgopher04  
#56 Posted : Tuesday, September 25, 2012 5:54:05 AM(UTC)
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I think all you owners of the Packers should flex your ownership muscles to the league office. You are owners and you should demand that Goodell correct this egregious error.
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#57 Posted : Tuesday, September 25, 2012 6:46:26 AM(UTC)
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NFL has stated that there is no appeal process and that there is no way to change the outcome of the game.
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#58 Posted : Tuesday, September 25, 2012 6:50:17 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: MassPackersFan Go to Quoted Post
NFL has stated that there is no appeal process and that there is no way to change the outcome of the game.


http://www.nfl.com/rulebook/unfairacts

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The Commissioner’s powers under this section (UNFAIR ACTS) include the imposition of monetary fines and draft choice forfeitures, suspension of persons involved, and, if appropriate, the reversal of a game’s result or the rescheduling of a game, either from the beginning or from the point at which the extraordinary act occurred.
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Offline MassPackersFan  
#59 Posted : Tuesday, September 25, 2012 6:57:54 AM(UTC)
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I think Greg Aiello (NFL spokesperson) may be using the "no appeal process" to confuse people about the commissioner's power to reverse the outcome.
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#60 Posted : Tuesday, September 25, 2012 6:57:55 AM(UTC)
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It would be pretty funny to see them all called back to replay the last 10 seconds of the game.
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