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Bad Intentional Grounding Call On Hanie in Bears – Packers NFC Championship Game

There were several questionable calls that went the Packers way in this game, but I thought this one was an obvious bad call, and Fox announcers agreed.  Bears QB Caleb Hanie was under pressure from several Packers as he threw … Continue reading

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Questionable Call on Shields Interception Before Half in NFC Championship game.

Packers defensive back Sam Shields made what at first glance appeared to be an interception late in the first half of the NFC Championship game between the Bears and Packers.  After looking at replays though, you can see that Shields … Continue reading

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Bears forced to Waste Challenge on Bad Call, Even After Official Signaled Pass Incomplete

Chicago Bears head Coach Lovie Smith was furious after he had to use a challenge flag to correct what should have been an obvious call.  It was so obvious in fact, that one of the officials on the field signaled … Continue reading

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Suh Flagged for legal tackle on Jay Cutler

Lions DT Ndamukong Suh was penalized for unnecessary roughness for his tackle of Bears QB Jay Cutler on this play. Official Ed Hochuli says that Suh’s forearm hit Cutler in the back of the head, but on the replay this … Continue reading

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Calvin Johnson Catch, Bears vs Lions

I can’t think of a better (or worse?) call for my first entry in the Game Changing Calls page.  This call was the definition of a Game Changing Bad Call.  The refs blew the call and the Lions went home … Continue reading

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