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Old 01-17-2006, 11:17 PM   #16
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Re: NFL apologies - why is Pittsburgh miscall worse than TAmpa?

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So, why do the Steelers get an apology for a call that had no actual impact on the outcome of the game, yet we didn't get one for a call that did unquestionably impact the outcome of the game?
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060117/...lts_wrong_call

I appreciate it's a playoff game and much higher visibility, but is that it?

I know, "we made the playoffs so the game at Tampa didn't hurt us, so let it go". It's the offseason - what else are we going to talk about?
The reasom they got the apoligy and not us is beacuse their call did not eventually decide the game, ours did. Skins fans would be even more pissed off if they didn't overturn the end game result, so they let it be.
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Old 01-17-2006, 11:46 PM   #17
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Re: NFL apologies - why is Pittsburgh miscall worse than TAmpa?

The call in our Tampa game wasn't the end of the world. Game on the line, Gruden going for 2, Alstott getting the ball in front of the home crowd...I didn't really expect to get that call.

On the other hand, that overturned interception in the Steelers game was one of the worst calls I've ever seen. To do that in a playoff game, after reviewing the play...disgusting. Not to mention a bunch of others.

We all know the NFL wants the Manning/Manning super bowl (see NYG 2005 - 9 home games - favorable H/V splits), but do they have to make it that obvious?
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Old 01-18-2006, 12:07 AM   #18
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Re: NFL apologies - why is Pittsburgh miscall worse than TAmpa?

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So, why do the Steelers get an apology for a call that had no actual impact on the outcome of the game, yet we didn't get one for a call that did unquestionably impact the outcome of the game?
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060117/...lts_wrong_call

I appreciate it's a playoff game and much higher visibility, but is that it?

I know, "we made the playoffs so the game at Tampa didn't hurt us, so let it go". It's the offseason - what else are we going to talk about?
and if we are gonna get about a call what about the denver game the safety that didn't happen because of a ''tuck rule'' that i dont under-stand to this day that was a safety......21----19
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Old 01-18-2006, 12:27 AM   #19
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Re: NFL apologies - why is Pittsburgh miscall worse than TAmpa?

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We need full time well-paid well trained officials.
Well I do think the officials are well paid (I think some make $10,000 a game and I am pretty sure they start out at around $80,000...FOR A PART-TIME JOB) and they are probably well trained, but I do agree that they should be full time. You can't have School Principles (that is the profession of the guy that screwed up the Steeler INT) and Insurance Adjusters out there making calls. They should be in the league offices training all season . . . I think that is how all the other Major League sports operate. Why not the NFL?
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