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Yesterday morning the world (and, thus, Internet) was abuzz with debate over the ending of Monday night's Seahawks/Packers game. Naturally, The Daily Weekly got in

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Comment of the Day: The Refs Didn't Give Up Eight Sacks in the First Half

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Yesterday morning the world (and, thus, Internet) was abuzz with debate over the ending of Monday night's Seahawks/Packers game. Naturally, The Daily Weekly got in on the action, too, with a collection of photos of Packers fans before they were crushed and a breakdown of the five worst calls of the fourth quarter.

In case you literally live under a rock, you know by now the Hawks were in essence given the victory by a team of incompetent replacement refs who blew the final call of the game - awarding Golden Tate a touchdown grab no Seahawks fan in their right mind can defend without cracking at least a bit of a sly, shit-eating grin.

As has become a theme so far this season in the NFL, the entire game was marred by bad calls from the replacement officials. The touchdown catch that wasn't (and the offense pass interference call that wasn't) were just the final, sad chapters of a game wrought with horrible officiating.

However, despite the fact the call that ended the game was so obviously unjust and wrong, many Seahawks fans, including commenter porkupine, sought to rationalize the robbery by pointing out the Packers didn't play very well.

As porkupine notes:

There were bad calls the entire game that went for and against both teams. The bottom line is the refs didn't give up 8 sacks in the first half, the Packers O-Line did. The refs were not the ones who couldn't get a first down to end the game, that was the Packers offense. The refs were not the ones who only scored 12 points, that was the Packers. The refs didn't put the Packers in the position for a 4th down last second play to matter.

While all that may be true, it's worth noting that the Packers still played well enough to win the game - as they would have, were it not for one of the worst calls in NFL history.

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