Video: Replacement Ref Admits They Got the Call Wrong During the Packers-Seahawks Game

The lead official that worked the Green Bay Packers vs. Seattle Seahawks game admitted on Showtime's Inside the NFL that if given another chance, he would "probably call interception." That's definitely something Aaron Rodgers and the Packers did not want to hear. Especially after the NFL released a statement standing by the call made on the field. The shield also mentioned that offensive pass interference should've been called on Golden Tate, but Wayne Elliott also admitted in a press conference that, 

"it was brought up that you don't really call interference on a Hail Mary... The deep officials were trained that during a Hail Mary, there's a lot of bodies in there and you just let it go."

Pretty interesting stuff. Check the full interview above as Elliott and fellow replacement ref Jim Core speak on their experience working the games and the aftermath of the blown call.

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[via SB Nation]

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