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Packers Win Despite Officials

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The regular officials returned. There were questionable calls. But unlike last week's Fail Mary play in Seattle, Sunday's major gaffe by the men in the stripes didn't cost the Packers a victory.

Not again. The Green Bay Packers had every right to be thinking in those terms late in Sunday's game at Lambeau Field, considering what happened last Monday night in Seattle. The Saints' Darren Sproles had coughed up the football on a kick return with the Packers holding a one-point lead. But the officials, in their first game back after settling a labor dispute, gave little indication of a...

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