Two Words : "@!#$ing OFFICIALS!!!"

I can’t say it feels good to lose by a field goal and 

AP didn’t run all over us (though he did get 120 yards). You could call the Lions defense scrappy. It was a decent losing effort. 

I think Orlovsky was terrible. He looked like a deer in headlights; It all came down to having Furrey wide open in the 4th Quarter and throwing a meatball. Arguably cost us the game. But thats just the whipped topping on the sundae, there was a real problem with this football game. 

The officiating was TERRIBLE. REPREHENSIBLE. 

Even on the challenge they didn’t get it right. You should never dictate the outcome of a game as an official. Ever. It was terrible and they should be ashamed. Sure the league can issue and apology, but what is that worth aside from nothing? 

So, in the end, here we are still winless. I don’t believe in moral victories. I don’t believe in giving Marinelli any credit for almost winning. It was a typical Lions effort; A team that is supposed to kill us tunes out, trails for the bulk of the game and at some point, just decides to beat us. The Pats have done it, so have the Packers, the Cowboys and the Giants. 

It’s Lions brand football. Rams coach? fired. Raiders coach? fired. Rod? I suppose we’ll see after we are officially, mathmatically eliminated from playoff (LOL, PLAYOFFS?!) contention. 

The officiating was some of the worst I’ve ever witnessed in a Professional game. Well… Aside from EVERY NBA PLAYOFF GAME EVER.

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  • danzinski

    I want to disagree with you but I can’t. The refs handed the Vikings a victory for the second straight week. Big ups to the Lions defense – they made plays all over the field. Too bad they could never get their offense on track except for a couple of spurts. It wasn’t a very well-played offensive game on either side.

  • Chad Roth

    I agree!  Even as a Viking fan I can’t stomach that type of officiating.  The Vikings committed suicide out there today and the ref’s kept brining out the paddles and adrenaline shots.  I’m sorry the win wasn’t more legit……….That’s more than the league will give you.