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Tom Talks: NFL is not out to get Panthers

Amazing to me how many Carolina fans think officials wanted San Francisco to beat their team. I saw NFL commissioner Roger Goodell before the game. I should have asked, “So, Roger, what will the final score be?”

Of course officials missed calls, and most of the early calls favored the visitors. But why would officials want the 49ers to prevail? If it’s because they come from a bigger market, where are the New York Giants and Jets, the Chicago Bears and the Houston Texans this weekend?

If you are 14 or older and believe officials are out to get your team, you probably believe the government is out to get you, your employer is out to get you and the media is out to get you. Shouldn’t tell you this, but your cell phone is out to get you, as are your Star Wars figurines, especially Chewbacca.

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