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NFL: Ref determined ‘basic fairness’ dictated re-tossed coin

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No need to flip out over that repeated coin toss. When referee Clete Blakeman tossed the coin before the start of overtime in the NFC divisional playoff game between Green Bay and Arizona on Saturday night, it never actually flipped. Blakeman quickly picked up the coin and made sure this one went heads over tails in the air. “The rule book does not specify when the coin must be re-tossed, but the referee used his judgment to determine that basic…

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