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Gutless Drunk 01-20-2013 08:11 PM

NFL fixed grades for desired Super Bowl ref
 
http://www.footballzebras.com/2013/01/20/6711/

"This season began with the NFL using a pool of replacement officials who were retired or came from lower college divisions and junior colleges. It will end with the NFL using a referee who might not be the most qualified.

We have confirmed in advance of the formal announcement that Jerome Boger is the referee for Super Bowl XLVII on February 3. While the NFL won’t go on record about this assignment until after the conference championship games, we know that the officiating staff has been made aware of the assignments for the big game. In fact, rumors of his assignment were known to us Dec. 30, based on sources who had knowledge of the grades and how they were finalizing. We have learned that it is believed in officiating circles that the Super Bowl assignment was a predetermined result and that his performance grades were fixed to attain that result"

READ MORE AT: http://www.footballzebras.com/2013/01/20/6711/

spdirty 01-20-2013 08:25 PM

The article never even offered an opinion to the biggest question in this whole process. Why the league would do this?

winstoncup bronco 01-21-2013 06:58 AM

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Originally Posted by spdirty (Post 3785442)
The article never even offered an opinion to the biggest question in this whole process. Why the league would do this?

Although the article does not answer that question specifically, it did confirm one thing: the league will flex its muscle when it wants to.

I think that alone answers alot of questions.

01-21-2013 08:59 AM

After seeing the way the games played out and the total glorification of ray Lewis over the past few weeks I'm not surprised by this article. I'm beginning to think its all fixed. Both crybaby hard aughts and ray killer Lewis in the SB??????

Gutless Drunk 01-21-2013 10:26 AM

http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nfl-sh...7155--nfl.html

maher_tyler 01-21-2013 12:26 PM

Wonder how they decided Bill Vinovich would officiate our game??

Fedaykin 01-21-2013 12:29 PM

The NFL looks more and more like the WWF every year.

go_broncos 01-21-2013 12:38 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by maher_tyler (Post 3785871)
Wonder how they decided Bill Vinovich would officiate our game??

Bill Vinovich..Idiot came out of retirement this year just to screw our team..


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