Grading the Refs from Super Bowl XLVII

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Grading the Refs from Super Bowl XLVII
Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports
Roger Goodell and Jerome Boger.

Unsurprisingly, Super Bowl XLVII ended with some officiating controversy.

As a result, many can argue for and against Ray Lewis and the Baltimore Ravens' victory over the San Francisco 49ers.

Was Michael Crabtree held by Jimmy Smith?

That's just one call/no-call we'll check out ahead. Jerome Boger and his crew only called seven penalties, so they definitely let the players play. Allowing a bit too much, though, has led to more questions in the early aftermath.

Therefore, we ask: How did the officials grade out? Well, let's examine some of the turning points and decipher this puzzle.

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