Bust out the protractors and rulers Adidas Chris Stewart Jersey , refs. All your old-school stationery supplies are fair game for measurements in the NFL.
Referee Gene Steratore’s decision to use a folded index card for a first-down measurement that went in favor of Dallas against the Raiders will start a new trend. Football is a game of inches. Making the right call is crucial so refs need all the help they can get.
Give them calculators, erasers and No. 2 pencils Joseph Noteboom Super Bowl LI Jersey , too. Perhaps the league’s competition committee will change the rules to allow referees to carry these supplies onto the field.Article continues below ...
After all, it worked so well for Steratore Deadrin Senat Super Bowl LI Jersey , who saw it one way while cameras suggested he was wrong.
Here are more overreactions following Week 15:
OVERREACTION: Spoiling a pity parade will spark the Browns (0-14) to finally win a game.
REALISTIC REACTION: Why not? Nothing else worked.
OVERREACTION: Colin Kaepernick will return to the NFL after he teams up with P. Diddy to buy the Panthers.
REALISTIC REACTION: He’d have to trade Cam Newton.
OVERREACTION: The Steelers (10-3) can’t win without Antonio Brown.
REALISTIC REACTION: They almost beat the Patriots (10-3) with their star receiver missing most of the game.