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JJ Watt Rips The NFL's Officiating In Championship Games

J.J. Watt of the Houston Texans.

HOUSTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 23: J.J. Watt #99 of the Houston Texans enters the field before the game against the New York Giants at NRG Stadium on September 23, 2018 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)

The officiating during yesterday's NFL conference championship games has drawn plenty of scrutiny of from fans, media and players alike. Houston Texans star J.J. Watt got in on the act as well.

Watt took to Twitter to voice his concerns with the zebras. Judging by the time stamps on the tweets, it sounds like he was angry over the same two calls as most of America.

The first tweet appears to be in reference to the egregious no-call against the Los Angeles Rams' Nickell Robey-Coleman. Replays showed it was pretty clearly defensive pass interference.

This next tweet likely refers to the "shaky" roughing the passer call in the New England-Kansas City game. A second look showed that Tom Brady was barely touched. As a defensive lineman, you can bet Watt disliked that penalty immensely.

It can be said that both of those calls directly impacted the outcome of both games.

Unfortunately for the NFL, this isn't going away. Officiating has been a major concern all season, and it reared its head at the worst possible time.

A quiet Super Bowl would help the NFL's cause, but expect the league to do some introspection on how games are officiated this offseason.