T.J. Lang, Josh Sitton lash out at NFL, refs on Twitter after Packers loss
Packers offensive linemen T.J. Lang and Josh Sitton -- along with others -- took to Twitter and lashed out at the NFL and referees for the final play of the Seahawks-Packers game.
|Green Bay players weren't thrilled with this call. (Getty Images)|
Monday night featured some serious drama at the end of the Packers-Seahawks game. And that drama was a serious disaster for the replacement refs, as the final touchdown pass from Russell Wilson to Golden Tate never should have happened; it was actually an interception by M.D. Jennings.
But it did happen, and that made many players on the Packers angry. Angry enough to lash out via Twitter. First up is T.J. Lang, who might be hearing from the league on this one. (Note that we retweeted a lot of these from the @EyeOnNFL account for purposes of embedding and also keeping them safe for work. There were no asterisks in the original tweets.)
RT @tjlang70: Got f***ed by the refs.. Embarrassing. Thanks nfl— Eye on Football (@EyeOnNFL) September 25, 2012
Along with Lang is fellow lineman Josh Sitton. (Note to Packers offensive linemen: This would have never happened if you hadn't spent the whole first half tweeting instead of blocking for Aaron Rodgers.)
RT @jsitton71: That was bulls**t. This is getting ridiculous! The NFL needs to get the refs back bfr we strike and they make no money!— Eye on Football (@EyeOnNFL) September 25, 2012
So, yeah, Sitton's probably getting fined. And so is Lang. But at least the latter doesn't appear to care what the league does to him.
TJ Lang's follow up: RT @tjlang70: F*** it NFL.. Fine me and use the money to pay the regular refs.— Eye on Football (@EyeOnNFL) September 25, 2012
And the former isn't so much worried about fines as he is the NFL coming to Green Bay and apologizing.
RT @jsitton71: The nfl needs to come to gb and apologize to us for f***ing us! These refs r bums!— Eye on Football (@EyeOnNFL) September 25, 2012
Speaking of apologizing, if you're a member of the Seahawks and you're OK with picking up a win on Monday, you should also apologize, because Sitton thinks you have no integrity.
Any player/coach in Seattle that really thinks they won that game has zero integrity as a man and should be embarrassed.— TJ Lang (@TJLang70) September 25, 2012
These guys weren't the only ones, as plenty of folks like Greg Jennings and a number of different Green Bay players decided to take shots at the refs. Some of them were funny, some were vulgar and a few will get players fined.
But nothing about what they can say -- or what the NFL can do -- is going to give the Packers the win they deserved.
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