Originally posted by Kaep4MVP:
Originally posted by Puckdaddy:
You are so stuck in justifying them you cant see the point. My point is if the refs are going to "let them play", THEN LET THEM PLAY! Dont let them play on one side of the ball and throw the flag on the other. The contact on Crabs was more severe than the contact on Boldin. "And to be fair" Torrey Smith was NOT held on every play thats BS. You forget there is a such thing as DVR? I watched the game 3 times now.
I bet we lost everytime though didn't we?
This team has so much potential it's not even funny. The better team didn't win sunday, but the Ravens did play better. It'll never go down as a tainted super bowl, It hurts how close we were to winning. But I still congratulate the Ravens, they played a great game.
What evidence do you have to say "the better team did win Sunday" other than the score? The better team does not always prevail. I congradulate the Ravens just as much as I congradulate the Seahawks for beating the Packers in week 2. Time after time I and others have pointed out how we were not outplayed, but fell victim to a Ray Lewis "going out party", and were made to be the "villians" of the story for the entire two weeks. Think about how much they will make on their NFL Films documentary on Ray Lewis or the 2012 Ravens. Thing is, im not afraid to believe whats in front of me. Im not too nieve or cool to connect something so obvious. Then they had the nerve to change the officials (to a less competent team, for unaddressed reasons) then, three opportunities to either tie the game or win was was chalked up to "no calls".
Thats not the end. Each of the penalties that were masked by "allowing them to play" were ALL called on the opposite side of the ball within the second to last drive and led to the three points that would have given us the lead at 1:45 rather than having to go for it on 4th. Now why didnt "the super bowl" influence the refs calls in such critical late 4th quarter moments? Now please share with us how this cannot be translated to the refs costing the 9ers the game? I know its translated as a "good sport" to take it in stride or "charge it to the game", but in my book its either fear or complete stupidity. What if the Saints and their players had not "whined" about an injustice? No matter how anyone cuts it, outplayed is not something that Ravens did Sunday. They were given the win but they did not outplay the 9ers.....Im sorry.
[ Edited by Puckdaddy on Feb 5, 2013 at 11:04:28 ]