Originally Posted by morphius
That was my point, outside of the game running faster, and they generally get the 2 feet in call correct. But ask them to adjust the ball by half a yard for a first down, they NEVER do that, it is one thing I was impressed with with the replacement refs. That is of course ignoring the 2 times I caught officials sneak their foot forward over the last couple of weeks as they were looking for when the first down marker is.
The Ravens got a HORRIBLE spot on one play - I think it was a Rice run late in the game. It ended up being a non-issue because he got the first down by the nose of the ball but they were a good yards-and-a-half short on the spot.