Raiders Robbed by Refs, Lose Heartbreaker in Oakland by Four

Posted: 15th September 2009 by Raider Card Addict in NFL
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It's a sad day in the NFL when one bad call changes a game. For the Raiders, this one has to sting, considering they had the lead, they had scored, and were less than three minutes from winning. If an earlier TD was allowed to stand, the game would have gone into overtime and would probably have had a different outcome. Oakland, who was hot and cold on offense tonight, was tied with the Chargers at seven each when JaMarcus Russell hit Louis Murphy in the end zone. A good estimate of everyone in the stadium probably felt it was a Touchdown, both feet went down, it's a simple case in the NFL. Ball in the hands, feet touch down, player completely in the end zone, right? Shades of a snow job creep into your mind. Some official in his little cubicle felt that because after the player was down, ...

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