The refs just do what they're told, they're told not to call penalties, they don't call penalties. How can an NFL game be called with NO holding penalties the entire game? Holding can be called on every down but in the Super Bowl not one. The mugging style of play employed by the Ravens is tailor made for no penalties. One pass interference call, against the 49ers, at the most crucial point of the game with 9:40 left. The refs were told not to call anything, and they did their job to preserve their employment. Did the refs cost us a Super Bowl, yes. However, the Ravens and the refs did not beat us, we beat ourselves.
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