Fans Lash Out Over Controversial Call
Fans lash out over controversial call Video by nbc26.comvideo
GREEN BAY--Fans are fired up about the game, some heartbroken, others outraged. From outside Lambeau Field to social media sites, everyone seems to have something to say about the replacement referees.
Despite the NFL upholding a Seakhawks win, fans at Lambeau Field are not backing down. They're hoping when the world sees their outrage it will speed up a deal in the NFL referee lockout.
"The Green Bay Packers got robbed last night," said Mike Lepak.
"I was amazed. Really shocked," said John Tomasich.
"It was totally wrong," said Jack Ludtke.
"Robbed in Seattle" : that's the message one protestor waves over Lombardi Avenue. Protestor or not, Packer-nation is showing their discontent over the bad call that cost the Packers the game.
"I was cussing and swearing for an hour and a half last night. Something needs to be done with the replacement officals," said Lepak.
A small group of fans showed their discontent over last night's game, protesting outside Lambeau Field, but thousands more are lashing out on the internet.
On our NBC26 Facebook page Scott posted " The integrity of the game is in jeopardy with these officials. They can't get anything right, not just tonight but in a lot of games...Phantom calls, wrong calls, not knowing the rules. Come on."
And Sherri says "The owners have to dig deep in their pockets and get the refs a contract...I know 70 thousand owners that are in"
On Twitter, Eric says "Actual zebras would be better refs at this point" and Frank says "Ican't sleep because of the Monday night football game. I might never sleep again if i was a Packers player"
Fans everywhere want the NFL and the referees to end the lockout.
"After last night's game and the eruption that is happening I think they're going to have to get down to business," said John Tomasich.
Fans hoping team morale won't be too low for the next game, saying they'll cheer their team on hard when the Pack play the Saints on Sunday at Lambeau.