Claim: NFL referee Pete Morelli quit after being paid $500,000 for his officiating at 2014 Cowboys-Lions playoff game.
Example: [Collected via the Internet, January 2015]
Wtf i wanna to know if there is any truth behind this if so Dallas should be disqualified for giving bribe and Detroit should go on plain and simple.
"Whats so crazy about me quitting after that game? People I've known my whole life accused me of cheating. My friends, my family even the bank teller that deposited my $500,000 check." Said Referee Pete Morelli.
After Sunday nights game fans and NFL experts were left confused and suspicious of the Cowboys vs Detroit Lions referee that quits after coming into $500,000.
"We know the referees did a fine job as they always do,
While Pete Morelli was the head official during the Detroit Lions game against the Dallas Cowboys on
The back judge threw his flag for defensive pass interference. We got other information from another official from a different angle that thought the contact was minimal and didn't warrant pass interference. He thought it was face guarding. The information came, and then the officials got together a little bit later after it was given to me, the first information. It probably would've been smoother if we got together.
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Last updated: 6 January 2015