Discussion Board
Welcome Guest! You can login or register. Login or Register.

Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
RaiderPride  
#1 Posted : Sunday, September 14, 2008 9:02:45 PM(UTC)
The Chargers were robbed.

I have never seen a ruling like that that I can remember.....

I really dislike the Broncos. The Ref even said (After reviewing the play.) that he got the call wrong, it should have been called a fumble but he blew the whistle... Freaking strange... I see a rule change comming up.
tromadz  
#2 Posted : Sunday, September 14, 2008 9:03:23 PM(UTC)
It was Ed Hochuli too.
Zero2Cool  
#3 Posted : Sunday, September 14, 2008 9:18:33 PM(UTC)
I heard about it on the radio. Whistle was blown too soon right?
Greg C.  
#4 Posted : Sunday, September 14, 2008 10:13:17 PM(UTC)
I know I've seen that happen once or twice before. The old inadvertent whistle. I thought the refs were supposed to let the play continue when they weren't sure what they saw. But once the whistle blows, the play is over, so it's better to acknowledge the fumble and count the loss than to pretend it was an incomplete pass.

What a drag for the Chargers. But as much as I hate Shanahan, I give him credit for attempting the two-point conversion. That was one of the gutsiest calls I've ever seen in my life.
RaiderPride  
#5 Posted : Sunday, September 14, 2008 11:55:41 PM(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
I know I've seen that happen once or twice before. The old inadvertent whistle. I thought the refs were supposed to let the play continue when they weren't sure what they saw. But once the whistle blows, the play is over, so it's better to acknowledge the fumble and count the loss than to pretend it was an incomplete pass.

What a drag for the Chargers. But as much as I hate Shanahan, I give him credit for attempting the two-point conversion. That was one of the gutsiest calls I've ever seen in my life.


You are such a class act, and knowlegeable football fan.
bozz_2006  
#6 Posted : Monday, September 15, 2008 12:16:49 AM(UTC)
that was crazy. The Chargers got screwed out of a win because of this. Unfortunate as that is, i hope that the refs don't arrange a "make-up" victory for the Chargers, thus screwing some other poor team out of a win and perpetuating the cycle. I've always hated how that happens. A reffing mistake happens, but, hey, it's ok. they'll give them a make-up call in the future. That's how a lot of bad blood of develops.

I don't like to see reffing screw-ups, but it's unreasonable to expect them to be perfect. I actually respect the hell out of Ed for admitting his mistake right away. Because he manned up, maybe that will prevent a brawl from happening when the broncos and chargers meet again later this season.

Thank you, Ed Hochuli, for being a man and owning up to your mistake. It's unfortunate that there aren't more NFL personnel like you.
mi_keys  
#7 Posted : Monday, September 15, 2008 12:20:50 AM(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
that was crazy. The Chargers got screwed out of a win because of this. Unfortunate as that is, i hope that the refs don't arrange a "make-up" victory for the Chargers, thus screwing some other poor team out of a win and perpetuating the cycle. I've always hated how that happens. A reffing mistake happens, but, hey, it's ok. they'll give them a make-up call in the future. That's how a lot of bad blood of develops.

I don't like to see reffing screw-ups, but it's unreasonable to expect them to be perfect. I actually respect the hell out of Ed for admitting his mistake right away. Because he manned up, maybe that will prevent a brawl from happening when the broncos and chargers meet again later this season.

Thank you, Ed Hochuli, for being a man and owning up to your mistake. It's unfortunate that there aren't more NFL personnel like you.


Agree 100%
shield4life  
#8 Posted : Monday, September 15, 2008 12:35:31 AM(UTC)
Poor charger's I like and respect them as a team. It's sad to see them 0-2. There probably one of the only teams that I would like to come out from the AFC.
RaiderPride  
#9 Posted : Monday, September 15, 2008 1:47:21 AM(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
Poor charger's I like and respect them as a team. It's sad to see them 0-2. There probably one of the only teams that I would like to come out from the AFC.


Eh Hemmm.. Excuse me?

One of the only teams you would like to come out of the AFC?

A little love please....

R.P.
jdlax  
#10 Posted : Monday, September 15, 2008 1:57:08 AM(UTC)
I almost feel like Denver converting 4th and goal and then going for 2 makes them the deserving winners of this game, blown call or not. Unreal.
Greg C.  
#11 Posted : Monday, September 15, 2008 7:55:28 AM(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
" said: Go to Quoted Post
Poor charger's I like and respect them as a team. It's sad to see them 0-2. There probably one of the only teams that I would like to come out from the AFC.


Eh Hemmm.. Excuse me?

One of the only teams you would like to come out of the AFC?

A little love please....

R.P.


Do you think the Raiders have a chance? I saw some of last week's game, and it was so awful that I thought for sure this would be a lost season for them. And the GM/coaching situation seems so unhealthy. But at least they got a W this week.
nathaniel  
#12 Posted : Monday, September 15, 2008 11:06:07 AM(UTC)
Shanahan going for two was almost like him saying that he knew they shouldn't even have the ball, so he gave SD a shot to win the game by having stopping only one play. I don't know what really drove him to go for two, but that's just what it seemed like to me.
TheKanataThrilla  
#13 Posted : Monday, September 15, 2008 11:37:53 AM(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
Shanahan going for two was almost like him saying that he knew they shouldn't even have the ball, so he gave SD a shot to win the game by having stopping only one play. I don't know what really drove him to go for two, but that's just what it seemed like to me.


Same here, perhaps he was embarrassed by the call and felt guilty. Sure the Chargers have a right to complain, but they still had a few opportunities to prevent the touchdown as well as the 2 point conversion. It must sting to lose two heartbreaking games in a row. Then again it will guarantee themselves on the NFL Replay again. :thumbleft:
SINCITYCHEEZE  
#14 Posted : Monday, September 15, 2008 12:16:32 PM(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
" said: Go to Quoted Post
Poor charger's I like and respect them as a team. It's sad to see them 0-2. There probably one of the only teams that I would like to come out from the AFC.


Eh Hemmm.. Excuse me?

One of the only teams you would like to come out of the AFC?

A little love please....

R.P.

SORRY R.P. WHERE ARE OUR MANNERS.ON BEHALF OF THE ENTIRE PACKER NATION WE APOLOGIZE.MAY WE SAY IN THE MOST HEART FELT WAY............................................................GO JETS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Gotta cheer for that higher draft pick.
gbpfan  
#15 Posted : Monday, September 15, 2008 2:08:52 PM(UTC)
it kinda remined me of the buffalo wings comercial where the ref is under the hood and the fans want to stay longer so is that what the ref said oh i'm sorry i messed up doesnt fly
Greg C.  
#16 Posted : Monday, September 15, 2008 8:28:07 PM(UTC)
I read in Peter King's SI column that Shanahan said he had decided to go for two at some point during the middle of that drive because his defense was "spent" and he didn't want to risk losing the coin toss and making them go back out onto the field right away. If he's telling the truth (you never know with Shanahan), his decision had nothing to do with that blown call.

Going for two points actually deprived the Chargers of an adequate chance to make up for the ref's mistake, because it boiled the whole game down to one two-yard play. It was like a dagger through the heart. But I still give Shanahan all the credit in the world for that decision, because the NFL is a copycat league that tends to be very conservative, and you don't often see gutsy calls like that.
FavreChild  
#17 Posted : Tuesday, September 16, 2008 12:45:25 AM(UTC)
Yes, I think that's exactly why Shanahan went for it - you have to admit that the Chargers sound like whiners when they couldn't stop either the TD or the 2-pt conversion. Plus Shanahan allows Cutler to make up for the gaffe.

What no one seems to be mentioning is that Shanahan should have called a run on that play to begin with! First and goal from the one (or one-and-a-half) - pound it in and RUN THE CLOCK! To have Culter drop back in the first place was ridiculous!

The rule does need to be changed so that the whistle isn't blown - a fumble can always be challenged. But the Chargers D had two chances to compensate for the blown call and they didn't pull it out either time.
Pack93z  
#18 Posted : Tuesday, September 16, 2008 1:53:30 AM(UTC)
Bad calls are part of the game.. yes it sucked, not as bad as the "tuck" call that got the Pats to the superbowl.. but it happens every season to a lot of teams. You can complain and protest all you want, but the game is never just decided upon by one call or play.

Now before I get pummeled with canter, yes sometimes that timing effects the call tremendously, but a team has 50 + other plays to alter the outcome of the game. To error is human, and last time I checked the refs are still human even though the piss me off endlessly. :lol:

You lost the game.. yes that impacted the outcome, but they ran the same play on the touchdown and extra point.. stop it.
bavpb  
#19 Posted : Wednesday, September 17, 2008 12:33:09 PM(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
that was crazy. The Chargers got screwed out of a win because of this. Unfortunate as that is, i hope that the refs don't arrange a "make-up" victory for the Chargers, thus screwing some other poor team out of a win and perpetuating the cycle. I've always hated how that happens. A reffing mistake happens, but, hey, it's ok. they'll give them a make-up call in the future. That's how a lot of bad blood of develops.

I don't like to see reffing screw-ups, but it's unreasonable to expect them to be perfect. I actually respect the hell out of Ed for admitting his mistake right away. Because he manned up, maybe that will prevent a brawl from happening when the broncos and chargers meet again later this season.

Thank you, Ed Hochuli, for being a man and owning up to your mistake. It's unfortunate that there aren't more NFL personnel like you.


Brought him respect and a downgrade.

http://www.nfl.com/news/story?id=09000d5d80ad6fb6&template=with-video&confirm=true
http://www.nfl.com/news/story?id=09000d5d80ade1a7&template=with-video&confirm=true

have a nice day,
Harald
Rss Feed
Users browsing this topic
Guest
Forum Jump
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.

Notification

Icon
Error

Fan Shout
Porforis (3h) : Noooo, not Goode!
Zero2Cool (7h) : The #Packers place Brett Goode on IR and re-sign LS Taybor Pepper
Zero2Cool (7h) : Packers signing Ulrick John to active roster off Cardinals practice squad today, according to a source
Porforis (7h) : Agreed. HOW ABOUT THEM PACKERS?!
greengold (7h) : i.e. keep politics out of football!
greengold (7h) : Let the players who want to honor the flag along with the vast majority of fans do so. Don't celebrate those who don't.
greengold (7h) : Rule, practice, suggestion? Whatever supposedly changed in 2009. Go back to the way it was. Let the players who want to honor the flag an
Zero2Cool (7h) : Roethlisberger regrets Steelers' decision to skip anthem
Zero2Cool (7h) : Chmura: "#Packers by 10-14. The Bears already played their good game. I have absolutely no fear for Thursday's game."
Zero2Cool (7h) : The NFL Rulebook does not mention the anthem.
Zero2Cool (7h) : There is no rule.
greengold (7h) : The NFL needs to enforce the rule or get rid of the rule.
greengold (7h) : Players stood for the National Anthem long before 2009. There just was no *rule* requiring them to stand.
steveishere (8h) : How many fans are in the restroom taking a dump or in line for nachos during anthem. Same people probably mad at players
Porforis (9h) : Yup.
Zero2Cool (9h) : You know why
Porforis (9h) : NFL players weren't even on the field for the anthem until 2009 - Why all of a sudden is not participating such a big deal?
Zero2Cool (10h) : Former Seahawks/Packers HC Mike Holmgren on President Trump: “He’s uninformed”.
steveishere (11h) : Funny how you were apparently fine with seeing guys who abuse women or do/sell drugs out there but god forbid they kneel lol
steveishere (11h) : you had 1 foot out the door since Favre left anyways... bye
dhazer (11h) : well so much for watching Packer games, I saw the 3 sitting on the bench and i turned the channel to the race, No more NFL games for me
beast (25-Sep) : Who are the longshots? Jags? Saints? Redskins? and who?
SINCITYCHEEZE (25-Sep) : Buckeye closing in on 4 Longshots in Pickem today....Son you need to hook me up we could make a killing on some parlays next weekend. Lol
beast (25-Sep) : Bears ran it 60% of the time...
beast (24-Sep) : Bears tried hard to give it away, but Steelers couldn't take it
Mucky Tundra (24-Sep) : Lot of injuries :(
Zero2Cool (24-Sep) : OUT for the Packers: WR Randall Cobb S Kentrell Brice CB Davon House LB Jake Ryan LB Nick Perry T David Bakhtiari DT Mike Daniels
beast (24-Sep) : Ravens/Jags must be a FF nightmare, as ol' TEs who never score, had 4 of the 6 TDs
beast (24-Sep) : Bears beating Steelers at halftime.
beast (24-Sep) : https://sports.vice.com/en_us/article/yp89dj/stephen-a-smith-points-out-nfls-paid-patriotism-problem
beast (24-Sep) : I just read that it wasn't until the NFL started getting paid by the DoD (in 2009), that players were on the sidelines for the Anthem. (I ca
Zero2Cool (24-Sep) : apparently it was comon to stay in lockeroom years ago
Zero2Cool (24-Sep) : i couldn't find anything confirming its against the rules
beast (24-Sep) : Is it against the rules to be in the lockerroom for the Anthem?
yooperfan (24-Sep) : Prolly some fines coming down.
Please sign in to use Fan Shout
2017 Packers Schedule
Sunday, Sep 10 @ 3:25 PM
SEAHAWKS
Sunday, Sep 17 @ 7:30 PM
at Falcons
Sunday, Sep 24 @ 3:25 PM
BENGALS
Thursday, Sep 28 @ 7:25 PM
BEARS
Sunday, Oct 8 @ 3:25 PM
at Cowboys
Sunday, Oct 15 @ 12:00 PM
at Vikings
Sunday, Oct 22 @ 12:00 PM
SAINTS
Sunday, Oct 29 @ 12:00 AM
- BYE -
Monday, Nov 6 @ 7:30 PM
LIONS
Sunday, Nov 12 @ 12:00 PM
at Bears
Sunday, Nov 19 @ 12:00 PM
RAVENS
Sunday, Nov 26 @ 7:30 PM
at Steelers
Sunday, Dec 3 @ 12:00 PM
BUCCANEERS
Sunday, Dec 10 @ 12:00 PM
at Browns
Sunday, Dec 17 @ 12:00 PM
at Panthers
Saturday, Dec 23 @ 7:30 PM
VIKINGS
Sunday, Dec 31 @ 12:00 PM
at Lions
Think About It
Think About It
Recent Topics
12m / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

13m / Green Bay Packers Talk / Barfarn

23m / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

25m / Green Bay Packers Talk / Porforis

40m / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

1h / Around The NFL / Barfarn

6h / Green Bay Packers Talk / sschind

8h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

8h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

10h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

25-Sep / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

24-Sep / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

23-Sep / Green Bay Packers Talk / Smokey

Headlines