Criticizing the NFL referees overshadowed the game between the Green Bay Packers and the Detroit Lions on Monday night as the players and even a Hall of Famer entered the office.
Tracy Ler's defender Tracy Walker was reported for unnecessary roughness in a game in which he collided with Packer's broad receiver Geronimo Allison. Walker said after the game that he was just trying to go to the ball, describing the call as "terrible" – a word he would use several times to describe the posture. PAMPERING HIS SUPERBANK FUN
"Terrible. It was a terrible call, "he said, according to ESPN. "I felt I wanted the ball and [it] that's exactly how we collided, but I was looking for the ball. It was a terrible call from them. It is what it is.
Referee Clete Blakeman stated in the Pool Report that Walker's helmet-to-helmet contact, regardless of his intent, is always punishable.
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Walker, a second year security officer, expressed his disappointment to reporters with the umpires after the Lions hit 23-22 against the Packers had lost.
said. "It's what it is, disappointed, injured, we had this game, I'll say the same, we should have won it, but it's what it is, I have to bounce back." ] He added that although there were some "terrible calls", he knows the team had to go through them. "Detroit vs. Everybody," Walker said, according to the Detroit Free Press. It's terrible. "
The defensive end of Detroit, Trey Flowers, also had problems with the office because it was twice labeled for illegal hand use. According to ESPN, he explained exactly what he did. Detroit Lions' defensive defender Tracy Walker and defensive defender Tavon Wilson (32) break up a pass intended for Green Bay Packers wide receiver Geronimo Allison (81