Stripes Spell the End for the Miami Dolphins’ Playoff Hopes

Posted: 20th December 2009 by T.J. Morrill in NFL
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Officiating in professional and collegiate sports has been awful in recent times. Affecting the outcomes of games by finding the lamest excuse to call a ridiculous penalty. The latest example is the Miami Dolphins game at Tennessee. In overtime, Chad Henne had thrown an interception and as the defender took a knee surrendering himself, his teammate began encouraging him to get up and run. So to be safe Greg Camarillo ran over and put his hands on him to down him and make sure. Sure enough a yellow flag comes flying out and a 15-yard penalty is charged to the Dolphin's receiverùputting the Titans into field goal rang for their big legged kicker Rob Bironas. The stout Dolphin's defense stopped the Titans on three straight plays but none of it mattered, because of an insult-to-the-game call ...

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