Richard Sherman hires replacement ref from Seahawks-Packers game as charity ump

Remember that infamous Seattle-Green Bay Monday Night Football game last season where the replacement refs completely butchered the outcome? (Sorry, Packers fans.)

Richard Sherman, who was on the winning Seattle team, sure does, and in a bit of devilish humor has hired replacement ref Lance Easley (he's the one making the "touchdown" score there) to umpire at his upcoming charity softball game. Easley ruled that Seattle's Golden Tate snagged a touchdown even though it sure appeared that Green Bay's M.D. Jennings intercepted the pass. (The NFL even admitted the refs' error, and that game was seen as one of the reasons hastening the NFL's settlement with its regular refs.)

"Don't be surprised if a few flags are thrown," reads Sherman's event's Facebook page. The game will take place on July 7 at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma, Wash., which is a good thing because any closer to Wisconsin, and Cheeseheads would be on the march.

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