Originally Posted by Old Dude
After reflection, I don't think the SB was "fixed," but if it was, why does anyone assume it had to be the league that did it? Refs go on strike, lose money, some gambler gets to one or more of them and then there's a huge payoff.
Most of the biggest scandals in sports history circumvented whatever league authority was in place.
This is what I keep thinking. It doesn't have to be the NFL, it only has to be the Refs.