Monday Night Goofballs: Do Even the Packers Deserve to Lose Like That? (Video)
As a general rule, Chicago Bears fans don't cut Green Bay any slack. Ever. But should the Packers have lost their 'Monday Night Football' game against the Seattle Seahawks on such a horrendous final call? Read what fans are saying.
Sympathy for the Green Bay Packers?
That's counter to the instincts of just about every Bears fans (and breaks the laws of 57 state municipalities as well as the laws of physics).
But after the Pack lost its Monday Night Football game to the Seattle Seahawks thanks to what is generously being termed the worst call in the history of all officiated sports dating back to the days when Homo habilis first kicked a rock around Olduvai Gorge, some fans can't help but feel a little bad for the division rivals.
Some fans. Not all.
We collected comments from readers and Bears fans from the Tinley Park Patch Facebook page and on Twitter. Some people were charitable, some upset at the mess the NFL has made with using replacement refs, and some were almost giddy over the unfortunate chain of events to affect the Packers.
Check out the video in this article to see the touchdown catch that should've been an interception. (Bonus points for pointing out the blatant offensive pass interference by former Notre Dame wide receiver Golden Tate that wasn't called.) How bad do you think the call was?
What do you think? Do you feel that even the Packers don't deserve on such a horrible call? Are you worried that the replacement refs could screw up like this in a Bears game? Do you think this game will end the referee lockout? Share your thoughts in the comments section.
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