The Ravens were 31st in penalties per game and 32nd in penalty yards per game. Then in the superbowl they ranked better than number one team the Falcons in penalties per game and penalty yards per game. How do you go from the last of penalties per game to better than the1st place team.
It doesn't matter if he knew he was shoving a ref, he may have had no clue, but that is no excuse for the two handed shove he gave to the ref. Justin Smith was ejected and fined for far less than that.
It does make you wonder...what the heck's goin' on out there, a famous quote from the great Vince Lombardi. Intentional or not, anytime you bump a referee, it should be an automatic flag. One thing I couldn't help but notice is it seems there are two officiating mindsets. One for the regular season, when seemingly every other play there's a yellow flag. During the playoffs/SB, it seemed as if they all of a sudden got armlock. A number of fouls committed that were automatic flags during the regular season, but not so in the playoffs. That's BS...if you're going to "let 'em play" in the playoffs, then the same should hold true in the regular season.
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