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01-24-2004, 12:41 PM
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Snakeeye
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by nucks&flames
It is'nt the refs job to critique the linesmen. So if by the linesmans VERY VERY poor judgement it is not a two line pass, He has to call the penalty shot if he feels it is neciassary, two line pass or not. That said, i dont even think it was penalty shot worthy. Meaning it was a bad overall officiating play.
Actually, I believe that a referee can overrule a linesman on such plays. However, the referee would have to (a) be watching for the pass, and (b) want to overrule is coworker.

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