Rex deems latest officiating gaffe 'ridiculous'

Jimmy Graham needed only one hand to catch two first-half touchdown passes as the Seahawks defeated the Bills 31-25 on Monday night.

The Seattle Seahawks squeaked by the Buffalo Bills on Monday night, but an officiating gaffe caused the NFL more embarrasment.

A wild first half between the teams concluded with Bills kicker Dan Carpenter lining up for a 53-yard field-goal attempt. He was subsequently blasted by Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman, who was trying to block the kick off the edge.

The officials called offsides, which Sherman was, but they blatantly missed another foul.

Dean Blandino, the NFL’s senior vice president of officiating, tweeted that Sherman should have been flagged for unnecessary roughness for hitting Carpenter.

“I went straight for the ball,” Sherman said on the field after the game. “I didn’t go for the kicker. That (tweet) don’t mean nothing to me. They’ve missed a ton of calls.”

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