And let's also not forget the Calvin Johnson Rule makeup they got in this game. Had time to make a "football move" my aaaa HEY HEY KIDS!! He was falling backwards. So if DET wants their 5 yards back, I want 7 points off the board.
The worst call of the game was the "ripping off the helmet" 15 yarder on Soap. Seriously that was ridiculous. Go watch the highlight in the highlight thread there are two plays where 49ers helmets come off and one which is way more intentional than Soap's. THe second TD by detroit was interesting to me as well. If that had happened in the field of play would there be any ref who would rule fumble on that?
This is the type of thing that pisses me off. This officiating crew was horrible. There were all kinds of terrible calls that went against the 49ers and also a lot of non-calls against the Lions. There were several holding penalties that were not called on the Lions. The bottom line is that both teams benefited and were harmed by bad calls, and the final score is still 49ers 25 Lions 19. The 49ers won this game fair and square, and won it because they were the better team on the field that day. Let's not forget that after the initial 10 points Detroit scored off the bat, the Niners outscored them the rest of the way 25-9. But it really gets on my nerves that people try to use some of the bad calls that went the Niners way to take away from the win and from the play of the team. Bad calls happen all the time; it's up to the teams playing to make sure that a few bad calls don't affect the outcome of the game. Time for Detroit fans and others out there to get over it and MOVE ON.
That whole officiating crew was bad. If anything we got one back for the many BS calls we got that night. It all evens out some how and Smith and the boys just lined up where this officiating crew told them to line up. Imagine what would happen if the boys did line up 5yrds back??? Another team penalty for unsportsmanlike behavior, you just cant win.
The boys played the card that was handed to them and made the most of it.
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