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Old Tue Dec 05, 2017, 05:15pm
ajmc ajmc is offline
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The harsh reality, you seem to be having trouble accepting is, you don't have to understand. The judgment, as to which penalty applies is (usually) made by the calling official.

At the Collegiate level there are Re-play officials that have the authority to overrule on field judgments.

At the NFL it appears there is an additional level that has authority to apply additional consequences