XL Ref

Congrats to the ref’s in Superbowl XL for their deciding who they wanted to win the game, and making it happen.

What otherwise would have been a nice game was quite marred with almost every major play by the Seahawks getting penalized in some manner. From an absolutely beautiful TD, to amazing catches. Of course it worked the other way. When the Steelers finally got close to scoring, the refs gave it to them without even requiring the actual act of crossing the line.

Steelers played a good second half. Seattle had them locked down in the first, but you could tell it really got to them, when *everything* would get flagged against them. Almost nothing for the steelers though. Even with all that, 21-10 result isn’t bad.