Carl Cheffers, a target of Chiefs fans, was selected for the Super Bowl


despite of Chiefs fan sentimentIt seems the NFL is thinking highly of referee Karl Schaevers.


The NFL announced Tuesday that Schiffers will be the referee for Super Bowl LVII. If the Chiefs beat Cincinnati in Sunday’s AFC Championship game at GEHA’s Arrowhead Stadium, they’ll see the same referee as the last time they made the Super Bowl.

The Cheffers worked Super Bowl LV, when the Chiefs lost 31-9 to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Football Cheffers Zebras is said The first ruling in 35 years to be selected to serve in the Super Bowl twice in a three-season span.

In Super Bowl LV, the Chiefs were penalized 11 times for 120 yards by Cheffers and his staff, while the Buccaneers were tagged four times for 39 yards.

Chiefs fans (and some players) were particularly upset with the Pirates’ final drive of the first half. Tampa Bay moved 71 yards in 55 seconds and scored a touchdown as the Bucs took a 21-6 lead. A pair of defensive pass calls gave Tampa Bay 42 yards on the drive.

Cheevers was the referee whose holding call late in a divisional playoff game against the Steelers resulted in a two-point tie-breaker conversion and the Chiefs lost 18-16. KC tight end Travis Kelsey He was fined by the NFL for saying Cheffers did not deserve to work for Foot Locker in a post-game interview.

In two Chiefs games this season, fans and one commentator have questioned the Cheffers. First was a rough call from a passerby on a bag of clothes and a fumble by Chris Jones during a game against the Raiders in October. ESPN’s Troy Aikman said the play did not deserve to be reported.

The Chiefs-Texas game last month was lowest on the list for offenses, as KC was penalized 10 times, while Houston only had four penalties.

The Football Zebras reported that the NFL officials selected for the Super Bowl are seeded and enrolled in the NFL the upper class of office. “

Chiefs fans, and a few others, would love to see these scores. Many have talked about the decision to have the Cheffers work the Super Bowl. This is a sample of what they were saying.

This story was originally published Jan 24, 2023 1:16 PM.

From covering the World Series to the World Cup, Pete has done a little bit of everything since joining The Star in 1997.

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