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Dear Commissioner Goodell and NFL owners,

On Sunday, Darius Heyward-Bey was knocked unconscious in the end zone by Ryan Mundy of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Though there have been hundreds of errors made by the replacement officials, the absence of a flag on this play was by far the most important, as it highlights the clear and present danger faced by the players in the absence of the best football officials in the world. At the beginning of the season, fans, players and coaches were told that the replacement officials may miss some holding calls or false starts, but that the expense of these calls would pay for close attention to safety related rules, especially rules designed to protect players against brain injury.

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