Kills On Contact: How NFL Officials Plan to Murder Your Playoff Experience

December 30, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The NFL has a proud tradition of semi-professional officiating. The men who wear the stripes are under paid, under trained and seemingly under the control of some mindless bureaucracy that is working to remove fan enjoyment from the sport. 
As a result, hardly a game goes by without several “subjective” calls adversely affecting the flow of the competition or even its outcome. In other words, what we have here is a failure to officiate, and the result is frustration and aggravation for us fans. 
New rules interpretations, put into play this season, have made matters worse. The zebras have been given additional areas where they can use their subjective judgment to sabotage games. And now that the playoffs are here, that means the men in stripes will be working at a super-charged pace to put an end to your football enjoyment.
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