The Raiders vs the Officials: Enough is Enough, Already

Posted: 27th December 2009 by Raider Card Addict in NFL
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You sometimes truly hate to be a fan. Other times, you wish you could be an owner. On Sunday, I wish I could have been a player...and after being thrown out of a game for a ticky-tack penalty, I would have knocked a ref from the game. Let's recap. Oakland had started the game out nicely, was down only 6-10 when Cleveland's Alex Mack attempted to strike another player. Apparently, Jeff Triplette was too busy replying to a beeper from the Cleveland owner, for how much flags cost. Not much, for in one drive he proceeded to throw three flags at the Raiders, while only one at the Browns. One, against Stanford Routt, crippled the Raiders secondary and led to a touchdown extending the Browns lead. If you were watching this mess on TV, you had to wonder if Jeff was actually an official in the NFL, ...

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