During a blowout in any sport, typically, whether you’re on the winning or losing end, you just want to get the game over with.
The same goes for referees.
After all, the outcome of the game is meaningless to them, so whenever they’re officiating a blowout, just figure that they want to get the game over with as soon as possible.
At the same time, referees are suppose to be emotionless when calling a game, but don’t tell that to Tony Corrente.
With the Panthers up 38-0 late in the fourth quarter, Panthers backup quarterback, Derek Anderson, just needed to get four inches on fourth down, which would’ve sped up the game. Unfortunately, Anderson was stuffed and Corrente wasn’t happy to say the least.
Referee Tony Corrente with a colossal hot-mic problem: Called someone "Mr. Four Inches.'' Also dropped "we're going to give him sh-t.''
— Don Banks (@DonBanks) December 13, 2015
It’ll be interesting to see what kind of punishment this incident warrants.