Ben has been an "armchair official" ever since he wrote to the league office in 1998 and got a copy of the NFL Official Rule Book. Then when a Google search of a particular call returned unproductive results of complaints, Ben decided to start working on a site that could provide thoughtful analysis of the officiating. After a pilot run for Super Bowl XLIII, the site was ready to go in earnest for the 2009 season.
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