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    Latest flag on Allison annoys him

    [size=13pt]Latest flag on Allison annoys him[/size]

    By CHIP SCOGGINS, Star Tribune

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    Vikings receiver Aundrae Allison has been called for offensive pass interference three times this season.

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    Re: Latest flag on Allison annoys him

    IMO the calls have all been questionable. If you look at them he clearly does initiate contact, but so do a large percentage of WR's who don't get called.

    But in the end he knows that they have his numbers and now he has to go out and play clean. If he catches enough passes to be considered a star in the league those calls will come less often.

    I wonder if Michael Irvin would think it was pushing off? ;D

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    Re: Latest flag on Allison annoys him

    It has really been killing Allison this years. It seems like everytime Allison catches a long pass, he gets a penalty.
    It's probably true what Allison says in the end of the article.

    Allison said he doesn't want to lose his aggressiveness but said he needs to pay extra attention to how he uses his hands. He said he thinks referees might be cognizant of the fact he already has been called for three pass interference penalties.

    "The referees and other players see it on film," he said. "That's probably something they look for. When they see No. 84, they're probably looking for me pushing off."

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    Re: Latest flag on Allison annoys him

    The end result...Goodell will fine Allison and Childress for comments detrimental to referees and the NFL.

    It's unfortunate that some calls are going against him, but just keep on plugging and things will turn his way. Honestly, I don't want to hear complaints...I just want receptions.
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    Re: Latest flag on Allison annoys him

    I thought it was a good call.
    Although it irked me, I thought it was obvious he pushed off, and thus was alone to catch the ball.

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    Re: Latest flag on Allison annoys him

    "SKOL" wrote:
    I thought it was a good call.
    Although it irked me, I thought it was obvious he pushed off, and thus was alone to catch the ball.
    I watched Allison almost the entire play from my seat - he was running right at me - and I agree.
    The replays they showed inside the Dome never had them early enough to see what I thought was the penalty.

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    Re: Latest flag on Allison annoys him

    If you watched the replay of the call, you could clearly see Allison's hand engage the defender's shoulder.
    Worst of all, you could also see the official looking downfield as Allison and that defender raced toward him, giving him a straight on view of the engagement.

    It was a call that any official would have made.

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    "Zeus" wrote:
    "SKOL" wrote:
    I thought it was a good call.
    Although it irked me, I thought it was obvious he pushed off, and thus was alone to catch the ball.
    I watched Allison almost the entire play from my seat - he was running right at me - and I agree.
    The replays they showed inside the Dome never had them early enough to see what I thought was the penalty.

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    Virtually all receivers push off to get separation,some are better at it
    than others it seems. Some are called some aren't.
    Can't argue with this call even if it wasn't much of a push. Allison's arm was fully extended and the defender wasn't touching him.
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    I saw the hand fighting and saw that AA "kept" separation possibly with his arm but he didn't push the DB away to "create" separation.

    Actually, I was just glad to see Chilly was fired up about the call enough to criticize the officials.
    He knows he's going to be fined for that.
    In the past, Chilly has generally shied away from that kind of stuff.
    Nice to see him man up for one of his players.
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    Re: Latest flag on Allison annoys him

    that's what happens when you're the same number as Randy Moss

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