NinerBuff wrote:Technically, the call was correct. If the refs didn't throw a flag for offensive pass interference, then PI cannot be called retroactively. So the refs had to base the call (review) without PI, and in that case, both players go up with it and come down with it.
It's just a tough call period. If the ref throws a PI, then he gets lampooned for not letting them play, and if he doesn't, they're stuck with the result...
From the Niners' point of view, it turned out to be pivotal as it gave us a 1/2 game lead over the Packers... If the Pack had won that game, then our tie with STL would actually have mattered.
It was a tough call, for any ref. As you stated, once the PI flag wasn't thrown, it was academic. Now, even as a Seahawks fan, I could have lived if they called PI on that. It wasn't even subtle, it was flat out a push off.
The same crew called PI on Kamtrack for nothing, absolutely nothing, which as we know extended a drive that gave GB the lead anyways. So, in a sense, justice was done.
I actually like GB fans and understand their pain, but those that were calling for a payback game were just smoking rocks. If that game were Wilson's 13th and not Wilson's 3rd, that game would have been a total blowout. Not even close.
CK spotted GB 7 points and still had a field day against that team.