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    WOW that is some serious BS if true.


    Let the conspiracy theories fly. If league officials were routing for the Jets might League officials potentially swayed the minds of Game Officials?

    Where does this setiment come from and might it have led to some unfair actions against us?

    SERIOUSLY WTF NFL


    Note: I don't really like PFT and really only go there when a headline jumps off the page like this one so take it with a grain of salt.
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    You know what looks real bad about this? Normally I'd kind of just be like WTF.

    There was a ridiculous call on Vrabel, now we see this?
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    i wouldn't be surprised , don't need to tell a chargers fan the nfl is fixed, we found that out in week 2 lol
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    Goodell's kids attended the Superbowl in New York Giants gear
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    Well,

    Since the Commish is a former JETS employee, does any of this surprise you?

    The NFL wants to milk the Favre "feel-good" story for all it's worth, since they still sell tons of Favre merchandise. I would not at all be surprised that the NFL is trying to push games in certain directions. After the shabby treatment that the NFL gave the Patriots last year over unfounded spying rumours, nothing that could be said about "fixing games" would surprise me in the least.
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    That's nmy thought. Get the Giants outta here(saying this to the other guy) they won fair and square. The Jets probably did too.

    But all this Favre mania, Jet connections, just feels funny.
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    Did They?

    If you read my above post you'll see the phrase let the conspiracy theories begin.

    Is it that far fetched that if they were routing for something that someone may have taken it further.
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    Look at two seperate plays in that game.

    Look at the holding call on Vrabel on third down that allowed the Jets to score a TD rather then a FG.

    Illegal touching maybe, but ticky tack nonetheless. But I am OK with that.

    Now look at the Pats TD to Moss.

    Ty Law had both arms wrapped around Moss. Both of them. And nothing.

    Now granted Moss caught the ball anyway. But I fully expected to see a flag laying on the field.

    If Moss doesn't catch that ball, the game is over.

    If you want to call ticky tack fouls, fine, but call them the same for both teams.

    I thought the officialting in that game was blatently one sided.

    And now we know why!
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    there's one theory here, that absolutely ridiculous call on Vrabel.

    The Giants didn't win in a sudden call, they beat our ass all game.
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    I hate that Tannen bum..... Its crying over spilt milk.. they defeated a inj riddled Pats team, and they gave up a 24-6 lead.. Nothing to be happy about..
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    God I hate all this crying about the refs, but this is simply accurate.

    I completely forgot about that one. Law was WRAPPED on Moss before he caught the ball, should have been an easy flag but it wasn't.

    Really makes you wonder..
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    lets hope its not true and doesnt effect the game tommorow since we need all the right calls we can at this juncture. if there is any conspiracy which i doubt , then they can really stick it in the pats tommorow at miami which can only help the jets.
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    I guess this explains why they didn't fine Pollard.....they were happy they thought the Pats were done and it would pave way for the poster boy Farve.


    Note: Conspiracy thoery
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    Hmmm, makes you wonder......:eek:
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    Went to a very good sports photo resource and found the entire sequence in photos... except for the middle bit (presumably holding) which had already been licensed. Can't find these images anywhere though.

    From the sequence:
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    Also found this little gem:

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    Can you imagine the fall out that would occur if it turned out the NFL was fixed, even a little bit? Fans would be pissed but that's just the half of it! Bookies, gamblers, Vegas (unless they're in on it), would absolutely tear the league to shreds.

    I doubt there's more to this than meets the eye, but I agree, it smells funny.
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    If this had happened to the dolts, you can bet Polian would have stormed Goodell's office with a shotgun by now.........kind of like Bobcat Goldthwait in 'Scrooged'
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    If this had happened to the Colts, the OT rules would have been changed by now :rolleyes:
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    I won't allow myself to get worked up over this. Despite the fact we lost the game, I still believe the Pats are clearly a better team. Let's see how both teams play out the season.
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