September 16, 2012

Replacement refs deny Stephen Jackson goalline touchdown (Video)

For everyone that loves to rip on the NFL replacement referees, this might be exhibit A for why the NFL needs to bring back the regular ones.

During the second quarter of the St. Louis Rams/Washington Redskins game, it appears that Rams running back Stephen Jackson had scored a touchdown in the red zone.

However, the refs called him short even though Jackson crossed the plane of the goal line. To compound the referee mistake, they should have flagged Jackson for his spike:

(Courtesy of The Big Lead)

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