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If any game can highlight how one person's opinion can affect the outcome of a game, this was it.
With the Raiders up by 10, a play to the side resulted in a long 74-yard play to Rashard Jennings...or did it?
Considering that the Raiders' coaches saw it with their own eyes, they saw the player step out of bounds, back on the Jags' end of the field. However, apparently in the viewing booth, the refs had public access TV in their little booths...or something that involves quarters...and called it a TD.
Now, this might not have been a problem, but the Raiders already had to burn a challenge, due to earlier officiating mistakes. So with the Raiders now up by only three, the Raiders got the ball, promptly fumbled and the Jags wound up with the ball.
Three minutes after the first TD, the refs awarded a second TD, this time to Mike Sims-Walker, who had one foot in and one foot out...but because the refs hate to be challenged, they decided to call it a TD...after all, his uniform is the same color as the end zone!
Whoever says that officials can't control the outcome of the game, look at it like this. If just one TD wasn't called, it's a tied game. If both TDs weren't called, the Raiders win. More importantly, the Jags' never would have gotten into a pattern, heading into the fourth quarter.
Other examples of this problem can be seen in games such as the Colts with soft penalties, poor choices of spotting the ball, poor field conditions, such as in Pittsburgh or even the non-calls, all can lead to a L instead of a W.
Call me a homer...but at least I have glasses...some of these officials need canes and cans of pencils.