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10-22-2000, 06:11 PM
For the record, the zebras missed a few today. There were TWO delay of game penalties on the Rams that they failed to call. One which resulted in a key play to Bruce and a TD. The other one was a sack we had so I'm kinda glad they missed it. The roughing the passer call was cheesey! The leading with the helmet penalty was borderline so I won't cry about it. On the flipside, Gonzo had a pretty good pushoff on that deep falling down catch in the redzone early. I heard someone say Sly had a pushoff too but I didn't see it. Fortunately, the refs didn't affect the outcome this week.
10-22-2000, 06:19 PM
You left out the play that was ruled a fumble by Grbac but blown dead (?) before the Rams recovered... Brutal.
10-22-2000, 06:25 PM
jq - I have seen that happen to us before, they made the right call if they call it consistently. I still don't agree with the calls on those type plays, but according to the stupid rules it is the right call. I still hate the rule that if a ref points at the ground on a fumble that it is not reviewable.
10-22-2000, 06:27 PM
Kloster - Gonzo had a bunch of hand fights with the guys covering him, luckily they are normally doing it too so he is less likely to get called.
10-22-2000, 06:29 PM
jq - Why was Gannon on the bench at the end of the game? Just trying to protect him from injury? He did not look happy about, but I wasn't watching closely enough.
10-22-2000, 06:35 PM
Gannon was out of the game because we were up 31-3 with 3 minutes left. No sense risking injury at that point.
That non change of possession for the Rams and that personal foul against Wesley were horrible calls.
10-22-2000, 06:36 PM
All in all, it was called pretty evenly. Carey is one of the best, much better than Hoculi.
10-22-2000, 06:40 PM
JQ - that is what I thought about Gannon, didn't look injured or anything. I think the Personal Foul on the QB late hit was a worse call then the Wesley call. Heck, even Joe Seahawk agreed that it was a horrible call.
I can't disagree much on the other call, I hate that call, but it is they way they call it. It would be nice if they could fix some of these weird rules.
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