One of those instances saw Anquan Boldin be on the wrong end of a cheap shot by Falcons rookie cornerback Desmond Trufant. The hit was absolutely out of nowhere and given how the Falcons have let the game slip away from them, it was likely a hit out of frustration.
The hit went unseen by the officials and therefore was not penalized. Not only should the hit have been penalized by officials, it goes down as yet another play in the game that the referees blew. Too many times in the Candlestick finale have the officials either not thrown a flag or thrown one when they shouldn't have.
Hopefully when they implode Candlestick, they can fit this terrible style of officiating int here too and blow it up with the past.
[ Edited by Ronnie49Lott on Dec 24, 2013 at 9:52 PM ]