Seahawks | Three of the four disputed Super Bowl XL calls were correct
[B]Seahawks | Three of the four disputed Super Bowl XL calls were correct[/B]
Thu, 30 Mar 2006 17:14:46 -0800
[URL="http://www.kffl.com/link/21"]Mike Sando[/URL], of the [URL="http://www.kffl.com/link/37"]Tacoma News Tribune[/URL], reports [URL="http://www.kffl.com/team/77/nfl"]NFL[/URL] officiating director Mike Pereira said three of the four controversial calls during Super Bowl XL were ruled correctly. The holding penalty on [URL="http://www.kffl.com/team/33/nfl"]Seattle Seahawks[/URL] OG [URL="http://www.kffl.com/player/9568/nfl"]Sean Locklear[/URL], WR [URL="http://www.kffl.com/player/1725/nfl"]Darrell Jackson[/URL]'s pass interference, and [URL="http://www.kffl.com/team/30/nfl"]Pittsburgh Steelers[/URL] QB [URL="http://www.kffl.com/player/9341/nfl"]Ben Roethlisberger[/URL]'s touchdown run were all ruled correctly. He admitted that the officials clearly missed when [URL="http://www.kffl.com/team/33/nfl"]Seahawks[/URL] QB [URL="http://www.kffl.com/player/1713/nfl"]Matt Hasselbeck[/URL] was flagged for an illegal block. Pereira said, "To me, it's a hard game to officiate. With that being said, we have to fight to get better. We had some mistakes in the playoffs and we've had to suffer the consequences."
posted here cause i really don't see the point in another flamefest :/
this is the official answer, so i figure it has some merit.
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